‘Critical infrastructure’: Queensland MP supports coal-fired power station
A Queensland MP says High Efficiency Low Emission (HELE) coal-fired power plants are the answer to the energy debate.
Barnaby Joyce wants taxpayers to build a new coal-fired power station in central Queensland, saying it is a key pillar of the economy.
But Queensland Nationals member Keith Pitt tells Ross Greenwood “it is critical infrastructure for this country.”
“It drives our economy, without it we will be devastated.
“HELE coal would probably be the most affordable, most efficient, most reliable source for people in North Queensland.”
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