ABBOT POINT – NEW QUEENSLAND GOVT CHANGES DUMP SITE

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Abbot Point expansion: Approvals process rebooted in plan to preserve wetlands from dredge spoil By Melinda Howells and staff Updated 55 minutes ago Photo: The Queensland Government’s map shows the T2 area where Abbot Point dredge spoil would be dumped. … Continue reading

COAL EXPORTS – WILL THEY KILL THE REEF ?

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Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef? By Jon Donnison BBC News, Queensland coast Jump media player Media player help Related Stories New plan for Australia reef dumping Great Barrier Reef outlook ‘poor’ Australia approves $15.5bn coal mine“An icon … Continue reading

NEWMAN AND REEF DREDGE SPOIL EPIPHANY

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Qld govt wants spoil dumped on shore AAP September 04, 2014 6:26PM QUEENSLAND Premier Campbell Newman wants all dredged spoil from port developments dumped onshore in future. HE says it’s his government’s “strong belief” dredge material should be reused onshore … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – NEWMAN GOVT. LATEST EFFORT TO SCREW DEMOCRACY

QUEENSLAND RESOURCE COUNCIL CEO MICHAEL ROCHE ACCUSES QUEENSLAND ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENDERS OFFICE OF A CAMPAIGN OF VEXATIOUS LITIGATION ! According to today’s Australian, conservationists clashed with the Queensland Resource Council over the latest effort by Newman’s government to destroy the public … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – RADIO-ACTIVE QUEENSLAND – A GREAT STATE TO VISIT

Radioactive waste fears if Qld mines open By Cleo Fraser August 1, 2014, 3:23 pm Share Facebook Twitter G+ Pinterest Mail Queensland could be dotted with hidden deposits of low level radioactive waste if uranium was once again mined in … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF- COAL INDUSTRY’S LATEST PLAN TO DAMAGE THE REEF

Mining industry rejects claims ship-to-ship coal is unsafe Stephanie Smail reported this story on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 08:27:00 Listen to MP3 of this story ( minutes) | MP3 download CHRIS UHLMANN: The mining industry has hit back at criticism … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – CAN AUSTRALIA AFFORD SUCH A DELINQUENT ENVIRONMENT MINISTER AS HUNT ?

Greg Hunt says green-lighted Galilee Basin coal mine won’t have big impact on Great Barrier Reef By political reporter Karen Barlow and Stephanie Smail Posted 40 minutes ago Photo: Environmental groups are concerned the Carmichael Coal and Rail Project could … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – COAL INDUSTRY HELL BENT ON EXPANSION OF PORTS IN QUEENSLAND

Record coal exports from Queensland QLD Country Hour By Craig Zonca 0 Posted 2 hours 30 minutes ago Photo: The mining industry says record coal export figures support the case for the expansion of Abbot Point, near Bowen. Map: Brisbane … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – TOXIC LEVELS OF COAL DUST POISONING THE REEF

Coal dust ‘spread across Barrier Reef’: Professor Date July 23, 2014 – 5:15PM Coal dust has spread throughout the Great Barrier Reef and exceeds toxic levels near the shore, a Senate inquiry has heard. Senators are touring Queensland this week … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – SHATTERED BY 2050 GIVEN CURRENT MANAGEMENT

Great Barrier Reef will be shattered by 2050 1:53pm AAP A senate committee looking at management of the Great Barrier Reef has heard the reef is losing its ability to regenerate. The Great Barrier Reef could be beyond repair within … Continue reading