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Labor and Coalition join to block Hunter coal health inquiry

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Despite noises of concern from federal MPs in the Hunter about the adverse health impacts of polluting coal dust, Labor and the Coalition have joined forces in the Senate to vote down a motion to establish a Senate Inquiry into the health impacts of coal mining, coal transport and coal export in the Hunter. “Hunter residents will be disappointed that in the Senate, Labor voted against… Read More

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