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Clean Coal Council

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The Clean Coal Council was formed in 2007 by the Queensland Government "working with the coal industry to research and identify technologies that will ensure coal can continue to be used as a clean and environmentally friendly source of energy production," said Queensland Premier Peter Beattie. In went on to add that "As part of this process we established a $900 million fund comprising a government contribution of $300 million from the Queensland Future Growth Fund and $600 million over ten years from the State's coal industry." [1]

Members [2]

  • John Pegler, President Queensland Resources Council, Chief Executive of Ensham Resources
  • Doug Ritchie, Managing Director of Rio Tinto Coal Australia
  • Peter Coates, Managing Director of Xstrata Coal
  • Neville Sneddon, Acting Chief Executive of Anglo Coal Australia
  • Ross Willims, Vice President Commercial Relations for BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance, Chair ACA Low Emissions Technologies Ltd
  • Paul Greenfield AO, Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor at The University of Queensland
  • Kelly (Kailai) Thambimuthu, Chief Executive Officer for the Centre of Low Emission Technology
  • Gerard Bradley, Under Treasurer of Queensland Treasury
  • Dan Hunt, Director-General of the Department of Mines and Energy
  • Stuart Booker, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet

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References

  1. Premier announces clean coal council members, Queensland Business Review, accessed August 13, 2007.
  2. Premier announces clean coal council members, Queensland Business Review, accessed August 13, 2007.

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