Queensland Environment Minister ‘shed tears’ over Adani approval process

A new video shows Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch telling a room full of people she has shed tears over the approval of Adani's Carmichael coal mine, while also saying current environmental legislation is flawed.

Adani gets final environmental approval for Carmichael mine

After nearly nine years in the planning, fierce protests and endless political debate, mining giant Adani is granted its final environmental approval and can now begin work on its Carmichael mine.

Will Adani be the ‘ice-breaker’ for six more proposed Galilee mines?

Mining lobbyists and environmentalists say a go-ahead for Adani tomorrow would be monumental for the Galilee Basin, possibly paving the way for six other mines in the region but analysts say some projects may not be viable.

Adani endangered bird plan approved by Queensland Government

Adani needs just one more environmental approval before it can start building one of the country's biggest coal mines after the Queensland Government approves a crucial plan to protect an endangered bird.