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Aus wrote letter to China to dispel misinformation against Adani's project

Turnbull's govt faces flak from environmental activists who say its letter crossed a line in attempting to drum up funding

Reuters  |  SYDNEY 

Australian politicians told China of government approvals for a controversial A$16.5-billion ($13-billion) coal mine project being built by Indian conglomerate Adani Enterprises, a panel of senators heard on Thursday. Thousands of people turned out across Australia this month to protest against the project in northeastern Queensland state, which Adani has battled to try and get off the ground for years in the face of political and environmental headwinds. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's government faces flak from environmental activists who say its letter to China's ...

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First Published: Thu, October 26 2017. 16:11 IST
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