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Coal industry urges re-elected Morrison government to build new coal plants

The Coal Council calls on Labor to reverse many of its climate policies after strong election swings against it

The coal industry has begun lobbying the re-elected Morrison government to support hardline positions, including building new coal-fired power stations and weakening approvals processes for new mines.

The Coal Council of Australia released a statement on Sunday welcoming the election result, praising the Coalition for supporting coal, and calling on Labor to reverse many of its climate-focused policies towards the fossil fuel.

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