GREAT BARRIER REEF – SOME FACTS ON CARMICHAEL COAL MINE FROM EVOLUTION SOLAR

Australia to Build their Largest Coal Mine July 30, 2014 The Carmichael Coal and Rail Project in Queensland have been given the green light from Federal Environmental Minister, Greg Hunt. The $16.5 billion dollar project will put 60 animal species … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – GBRMPA HEAD RESPONDS TO CRITICISM

3 March 2014, 6.29am AEST Let’s dump Great Barrier Reef dredging myths: authority chief The Conversation The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s recent decision to allow 3 million cubic metres of dredge material to be disposed of 25 kilometres off … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – WHO HEAVIED GBRMPA ON DUMPING DREDGE SPOIL AT ABBOT POINT?

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority was last year against dumping of dredge spoil, documents show By environment and science reporter Jake Sturmer Updated 42 minutes ago Photo: The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority approved the dumping plan in … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – PALMER REFINERY A REEF RISK

CLIVE PALMER’S YABAULU REFINERY A ‘ REEF RISK’ SAYS REPORT HEDLEY THOMAS THE AUSTRALIAN FEBRUARY 12, 2014 12:00AM CLIVE Palmer’s Queensland nickel refinery poses a serious environmental threat, with nitrogen concentrations in its ponds more than 150 times the maximum … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF -STAGGERING CARBON EMISSIONS

James Wight – OnLine Opinion – 10th February, 2014 Last Friday the Abbott government approved the dumping of three million cubic metres of dredged seabed in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. That’s enough waste to fill 150,000 dump trucks. … Continue reading

Mud dump in Great Barrier Reef park could choke life

18:15 31 January 2014 by Michael Slezak Marine Park so that it can export more coal. And that could be just the beginning. Plans to start mining and exporting coal from one of the country’s biggest deposits – the Galilee … Continue reading

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority approves plan to dump Abbot Point spoil

Freya Petersen SOURCE ABC NEWS: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-31/abbot-point-spoil-dredging-approved/5227774 The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has approved a proposal to dump dredge spoil from the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion in the Marine Park area. Three million cubic metres of spoil must be … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – CHANNEL DUPLICATION PROJECT DELAY?

PORT NEWS 2013 November 18 15:00 Gladstone Ports Corporation does not have plans to commence Channel Duplication dredging Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) reassures the community that there have been no requests made to any government agencies for the placement of … Continue reading