From environmentalists to politicians to indigenous groups, there is strong local opposition to the Adani project in Queensland. The Wire examines the factors at play and how the Adani Group is responding.
While the group has informed Australian authorities that Atulya Resources is the holding firm for the company’s operations, ABC alleges that it is actually a holding firm in the British Virgin Islands controlled by Vinod Adani.
The mine has been delayed due to opposition from environment groups who argue it will contribute to global warming and damage the Great Barrier Reef.
Afraid that the coal mine, if approved, will harm the Great Barrier Reef, protestors took to the streets as Gautam Adani met with the prime minister.