The story of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Queensland

Carmichael coal mine

Carmichael Coal Mine There has been a lot of news on Adani’s Carmichael coal mine, the latest in August being that the Abbott government’s environmental approval of the proposed Carmichael coal mega-mine in central Queensland has been overturned by the … Continue reading

Reef Dumping Dredge Spoil in Marine Park

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(Reef Dumping) The Great Barrier Reef: The battle continues Once again, serious questions are being raised about the decision to allow the dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Last January, the Great Barrier Reef Marine … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – UNESCO OBJECTS TO PLAN TO LOAD COAL SHIPS IN MIDDLE OF REEF

Plan to load coal ships at sea in middle of Great Barrier Reef risks damage to reef, says UNESCO By the National Reporting Team’s Mark Willacy July 29, 2014, 5:28 pm ABC There are fears plans to let coal ships … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – QUEENSLAND THE DISASTER STATE FOR ENVIRONMENT

More than 100 Environment Department jobs cut Date May 14, 2014 Comments 7 Tony Moore brisbanetimes.com.au senior reporter Environmental monitoring was inadequate ahead of the Gladstone Harbour disaster. Photo: Harrison Saragossi There are 129 fewer staff in the section of … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – UNESCO DEMANDS IGNORED

Dredging decision contravenes UNESCO’s requirement – KAFDA Christine Mckee 16th Dec 2013 10:16 AM Dredging in Gladstone. KAFDA spokeswoman Ginny Gerlach says decision to dredge for Abbott Point terminal goes against UNSECO’s requirements for the Great Barrier Reef. Brenda Strong … Continue reading

GLADSTONE – TRIBUTYLIN SCANDAL – WILL THE FEDS ACT ?

Eco expert says GPC may have breached federal law Comments (8) » GLADSTONE OBSERVER Daniel Burdon 15th Nov 2013 5:00 AM THE university behind a study of a toxic chemical in Gladstone Harbour has debunked Gladstone Ports Corporation’s claim that … Continue reading

Greg Hunt releases UNESCO-ordered reef report

Gladstone Observer | APN Newsdesk | 1st Nov 2013 2:39 PM THE cumulative impacts of future port developments along the Great Barrier Reef coastline will form a key part of environmental impact assessments, the draft strategic assessment of the reef … Continue reading

GLADSTONE – DREDGE DUMPING AND OTHER INCIDENTS

Dredge dumping sewage in harbour one of many incidents Daniel Burdon 19th Aug 2013 7:44 AM RAW DEAL: Aerial view of the Al Mahaar dredging in the Gladstone harbour. Brenda Strong GLAPLAN A SHOCKING 1500 litres of raw sewage was … Continue reading

GLADSTONE PORTS CORP MISLEADING POLL

  National animal rights group dredges up poll complaint. QUEENSLAND TELEGRAPH.  By John Mikkelsen AN environmental animal rights group has expressed  serious concerns over aspects of the massive Gladstone Harbour dredging program, including a misleading media release claiming most Australians … Continue reading