Eagleswood Dredging Raises Concerns

The NJDEP is terminating the permits for the construction of a massive 225,000 cubic yard dredge spoil dump ...

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Lake Dumping as Last Resort

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has announced that the year-end appropriations bill being considered in Congress this ...

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WWF-Australia Welcomes Port Development Bill

WWF-Australia has welcomed the Sustainable Port Development Bill – introduced in the Queensland Parliament ...

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Next Stage Kicks Off for Abbot Point Expansion

Studies for an environmental impact statement will begin today for the proposed expansion of one of Queensland’s ...

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Australia Signs Disposal Ban

A century-old practice to drop dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef area has been put to an end. Regulations ...

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Large Reef “to do” List Presented

With just 50 days before the World Heritage Committee meets in June, WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine ...

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New Taskforce to Help Save GBR

Queensland’s Chief Scientist, Dr Geoff Garrett, will head a new high-level Great Barrier Reef Water Science ...

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Land-Based Dredge Disposal as Preferred Option

Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has applauded the Government’s move to ban the dumping of any capital dredge spoil in ...

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Hall Contracting Commends Government’s Decision

Queensland-based civil construction and dredging company Hall Contracting has commended the state government on its ...

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Amount of Dumped Dredge Spoil Exceeded in 2014

It has become apparent to CAFNEC that in 2014 Ports North dumped more dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine ...

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Future of the Reef Priority for Palaszczuk Government

The Palaszczuk Government has moved to update a key plan for the Great Barrier Reef to reflect its proactive ...

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Government Ending Disposal of Dredge Spoil

The Hon. Greg Hunt, Minister for the Environment has issued orders for the creation of regulations for the Great ...

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New Research on the Reef Water Quality

New research shows $784 million is needed to improve Great Barrier Reef water quality, even before new the coal ...

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Dredge Disposal on Caley Valley Raises Concerns

Expert advice provided to WWF-Australia has raised alarming concerns about the plan to dump dredge spoil on the ...

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Abbott Government Should Listen More, Say the Greens

The Abbott Government should listen to international concern about the Great Barrier Reef instead of denying it is ...

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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: Senate Report Backs Reef Plan (Australia)

The peak industry body for the Queensland resources sector said the Senate report into the Great Barrier Reef backs ...

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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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AMCS Welcomes Change of Stance from Dawson MP (Australia)

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) yesterday welcomed acknowledgment from Federal MP for Dawson, Mr ...

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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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