GREAT BARRIER REEF – DUDGEON POINT COAL TERMINAL SHELVED

Queensland shelves Barrier Reef coal port ©Bloomberg The Great Barrier Reef The construction of a A$10bn (US$9.4bn) coal port near the Great Barrier Reef in the Australian state of Queensland was shelved on Friday because of a collapse in global coal … Continue reading

BlackRock Joins Investors in Flagging Barrier Reef Eco-Risks

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The potential threats posed by coal and natural gas projects to the Great Barrier Reef are sparking everything from lawsuits to tweets from Hollywood stars. They’re also prompting close scrutiny from investors as a global campaign against fossil fuels gains … Continue reading

Environmentalists take government to court over Barrier Reef plans

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Tom Arup Environment editor, The Age Environmentalists will launch court action against the Abbott government and its decision to allow dredging and spoil dumping in Great Barrier Reef waters for the expansion of coal export terminals. The Mackay Conservation Group, … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – FORMER CEO OF REEF CRITICIZES DREDGE DUMPING

Former Great Barrier Reef boss critical of dredge dumping Updated Thu 6 Feb 2014, 7:11pm AEDT A former boss of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has slammed a decision to dump dredge spoil in the World Heritage Area. … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – 30 million cubic metres on the line for ADANI/Abbot Point

North Queensland Bulk Ports in swipe at environmentalists Comments (1) » Owen Jacques 30th Oct 2013 10:23 AM ON A map, it is a tiny sliver of brown against a sea of blue. But this tiny dash represents 30 million cubic … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF DREDGE SPOIL DUMPING SUPPORTED BY LNP CANDIDATE

Soil dumping on Great Barrier Reef supported by LNP candidate Date July 19, 2013 Cleo Fraser A Liberal National Party (LNP) candidate in Queensland says she supports the dumping of soil in the Great Barrier Reef world heritage area to … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – NEW DREDGE DUMPING GROUND

Plan to dump acidic soil waste on Barrier Reef to aid miners by: Andrew Fraser From: The Australian January 07, 2013 12:00AM SOIL identified by the Queensland government as containing acid sulphate is to be dredged from the bottom of … Continue reading