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New Buller mines could emit CO2 of 3m cars

Friday 19 May 17 9:00am


EMISSIONS resulting from potential new coal mines on the Buller plateau could put as much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere as another three million cars on New Zealand’s roads for the next 20 years, an environmental group warns.

“These planned mines will be a disaster for the climate, as well as for the unique native species and habitats of the Buller plateau,” says Forest & Bird climate advocate Adelia Hallett.

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