ABBOTT COAL MANTRA IGNORES REALITY

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ABBOTT’S COAL MANTRA IGNORES REALITY Abbott’s ‘coal is good’ mantra ignores reality: Greens Lou Caruana Thursday, 30 October 2014 THE Greens have accused the Abbott government of ignoring science, economic reality and global health impacts in its push to export … Continue reading

ABBOT POINT DREDGE DUMP ON LAND – NO EIS

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ABBOT POINT DREDGE DUMP ON LAND WITH NO EIS. No environmental impact assessment over Abbot Point spoil dumping in wetlands Brian Williams The Courier-Mail October 29, 2014 12:48PM FEDERAL Environment Minister Greg Hunt will fast track the assessment of a … Continue reading

QUEENSLAND LAWS SABOTAGE LONG TERM REEF PROTECTION

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Qld laws sabotage long-term plan to protect Reef 28 October 2014 New and proposed Queensland laws will sabotage the Federal Government’s plan to protect the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, according to a submission by the public interest lawyers of … Continue reading

ONE STOP SHOP APPROVALS STOPPED BY PALMER UNITED

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ONE STOP SHOP APPROVALS STOPPED BY PALMER UNITED EFFORTS By Amy Mitchell-Whittington Environment, News October 28, 2014 Senate deal a sigh of relief for Great Barrier Reef National treasures like the Great Barrier Reef will remain unaffected for now following … Continue reading

THE REEF – CENSORSHIP OF ACADEMY OF SCIENCE REPORT

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THE REEF- CENSORSHIP OF ACADEMY OF SCIENCE REPORT BY THE AUSTRALIAN Chris Mitchell, Editor in Chief, The Australian, GPO Box 4245, Sydney 2001 Dear Chris, It is astonishing to see that the Australian failed to report on the press release … Continue reading

ABBOT POINT – MORE US BANKS OPT OUT

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ABBOT POINT IS A TURN-OFF FOR US BANKS Blow for giant coal port expansion as US banks opt out Date October 28, 2014 – 11:41AM Peter Hannam Environment Editor, The Sydney Morning Herald The proposed Abbot Point expansion is a … Continue reading

ACADEMY OF SCIENCE DISMISSES GREAT BARRIER REEF PROTECTION PLAN

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Academy of Science dismisses Great Barrier Reef protection plan Updated about 2 hours agoTue 28 Oct 2014, 7:05am The Queensland and Federal Governments have responded to the United Nations’ concerns about threats to the Great Barrier reef by developing a … Continue reading