Steam and other emissions rise from a coal-fired power station ...
Jul 7th, 2011
(Reuters) - Steam and other emissions rise from a coal-fired power station near Lithgow, 120 km (75 miles) west of Sydney, July 7, 2011. Australia is set to slap a carbon tax of A$23 a metric ton ($24.60) on its major emitters, newspapers said on Thursday, but it has halved the number of companies liable for the tax in a bid to overcome hostility to the policy. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz (AUSTRALIA - Tags: POLITICS ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY) -
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