Barnaby Joyce failed to seek details on giant Shenhua coal mine, inquiry hears

By Peter Hannam
Updated July 28 2015 - 11:10pm, first published 10:30pm

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has been accused of shedding "crocodile tears" over the approval of the giant Shenhua coal project planned for the Liverpool Plains, after department officials revealed he failed to seek detailed information or make any formal comments opposing the open-cut mine.

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