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Does coal dust cause poor spelling?  No external value for this included in Liddell economic appendix!

A Liddell more transparency wouldn’t hurt! – Liddell Coal project EIS submission

Posted on November 2nd, 2013 · Posted in News

Economists at Large have made a submission on the proposed Liddell coal operations modification.  Our submission focuses on the economic appendix, written by long-time coal industry consultants Gillespie Economics. Many of.. read more


Ecolarge submission on Bulga coal project

Posted on September 21st, 2013 · Posted in News

We made a submission in June on the EIS of the Bulga Coal extension project.  This a separate project from the Warkworth case, which was brought about by the Bulga.. read more


ECOLARGE (semi) VICTORY!!! The MAC camp, Singleton and the Hunter Valley Research Foundation

Posted on September 17th, 2013 · Posted in News

Economists at Large are celebrating ANOTHER VICTORY!!!…..or are we?? First, the good news.  Singleton Council have recommended to a joint regional planning panel to reject a development application by The.. read more

Correction to report Economic assessment of environmentally damaging mining and gas developments in NSW

Posted on August 30th, 2013 · Posted in News

Earlier this year Economists at Large and wrote a snappily-titled report for the Nature Conservation Council of NSW, Economic assessment of environmentally damaging mining and gas developments in NSW.  In the.. read more

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Ecolarge contributes to article in Biological Conservation

Posted on July 29th, 2013 · Posted in News

Earlier this year, I (Rod) contributed to an article published in the journal Biological Conservation, Valuing individual animals through tourism: Science or speculation?  The article examines some of the problems with economic.. read more

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Where’s Wallarah? Wallarah 2 Coal Project EIS submission

Posted on July 16th, 2013 · Posted in News

We made a submission to the EIS of the Wallarah 2 coal project proposed for near Wyong on the NSW Central Coast.  Our submission relates to the economic assessment of.. read more


ECOLARGE VICTORY – NSW gov pulls out of Cobbora coal project!

Posted on July 2nd, 2013 · Posted in Blog, News

We are delighted to read in the news today that the NSW government is pulling out of the Cobbora Coal project, proposed for near Dunedoo.  The original idea was that the.. read more

Mc Camp.....get it?

Big MAC Camp – Temporary accommodation proposal in Singleton

Posted on May 17th, 2013 · Posted in News

There’s a proposal to build a 1500 person temporary accommodation facility in Singleton, Hunter Valley, which is causing a bit of fuss.  The company proposing the project is The MAC, who.. read more

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Checking the Watermark: Review of Shenhua’s Watermark coal project economic assessment

Posted on May 10th, 2013 · Posted in News

A few of us at Economists at Large have lived in China and we all learned the hard way that when someone gives you a high denomination bill, it’s a.. read more

China First....actually this is China's First Lady, Peng Liyuan, who really has nothing to do with this coal mine!

China First SEIS

Posted on May 4th, 2013 · Posted in News

Nearly 18 months ago we made a submission to the China First Coal Project’s environmental impact assessment.  The economic appendix, written by AEC Group, was an economic impact assessment based.. read more