Minister Fast-Tracks Coal Expansion on GBR

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has fast-tracked the approval of the world’s biggest coal port in the heart ...

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NQBP Naming Sponsor of Major Project Summit

North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) was the naming sponsor of the Major Project Summit (MPS) held ...

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WWF-Australia Calls for Full EIS at Abbot Point

WWF-Australia today stood by its call for a full Environmental Impact Statement to be done into the land dumping of ...

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Wetlands Project Means no Dredge Spoil on the Reef

The Caley Valley Wetlands at Abbot Point Port will be protected and enhanced by the Queensland Government’s Abbot ...

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Abbot Point Wetland Strategy Step Closer

A key strategy to protect the Great Barrier Reef and create up to 28,000 jobs in Galilee Basin mines has been ...

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AMCS ‘Not Happy’ with the New Dumping Plan

Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney’s comments that dumping on the wetlands at Abbot Point is a win-win for the environment ...

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Abbot Point Wetlands at Risk, Says AMSC

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today released a wide-ranging report into the iconic natural ...

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QRC Welcomes Opportunity for Onshore Disposal

The peak representative body for the Queensland resources sector has welcomed the decision by the Queensland ...

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Australia: New Strategy to Protect GBR

The Queensland Government has today revealed a long term port development strategy that will see dredge material ...

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Australian Greens Call for Permanent Ban on Dumping in ...

The Senate Inquiry into the Great Barrier Reef, established by the Greens, has tabled its report, recommending a ...

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Onshore Disposal Could Be Solution for Abbot Point ...

The Australian Greens are calling for the Abbott Government to revoke its approval to dump dredge sludge in the ...

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Greens: Inadequate Modelling Used to Predict How Far ...

According to media reports late yesterday, documents released under FOI show the Australian Institute of Marine ...

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Abbot Point Environmental Offsets Raise Concerns

News of Adani’s precarious financial position in The Financial Review calls into question how environmental ...

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GBR Rescue Warning Issued, Says Greens Senator

The World Heritage Committee has tonight given the Abbott and Newman Governments one more chance to stop destroying ...

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Australia: Greens Applaud One More Bank Refusal

The Australian Greens congratulated the Royal Bank of Scotland on their recent decision not to finance the Abbot ...

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Australia: Environment Minister Postpones Abbot Point ...

Australian Environment Minister Mark Butler has decided to delay making a decision on an application to dump 3 ...

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