Activist videos take on environmental track record of Adani mining company

adani exposed in getup video

Adani Track Record Exposed – Watch Video Post by GetUp! The sun goes down over coal stacks that tower about the coastline in Mundra in India’s west. The camera shows degraded farm land and kilometres of barren, dry coastline where … Continue reading

ONE STOP SHOP APPROVALS STOPPED BY PALMER UNITED

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

QUEENSLAND MINISTER MET WITH DEUTSCHE BANK

QUEENSLAND minister met Deutsche after coal port backdown John Conroy Queensland Environment Minister Andrew Powell met with Deutsche Bank after the bank bank ruled out financing the Abbot Point coal port expansion, Senate Estimates has revealed. Under questioning from Queensland Greens’ Larissa Waters, … Continue reading

ABBOT POINT DREDGE SCAM – NEWMAN GOVERNMENT

ABBOT POINT DREDGE SPOIL DUMPED ON LAND AT TAXPAYERS’ EXPENSE Environmental Issues – October 3, 2014 The Australian Greens say the ‘old parties’ have refused to support an Australian Greens’ motion calling on the Abbott Government to rule out using federal … Continue reading

REEF INQUIRY IGNORES GLADSTONE DREDGING

image of gladstone harbour dredging

Reef inquiry won’t look at Gladstone dredging Daniel Burdon | 5th Sep 2014 6:00 AM RG Tanna coal wharf as seen from the quarterly construction cruise on Gladstone harbour. Mara Pattison-Sowden THE Senate inquiry on the Great Barrier Reef has … Continue reading

Greg Hunt Statement on Reef Dumping Is Full of Holes

Greg Hunts Statement on Reef Dumping under scrutiny

Greg Hunt Statement on Dumping under scrutiny The Australian Greens placed a motion to the Senate yesterday to establish what the Environment Minister meant when he said he would ‘draw a line in the sand’ on dumping in the Great … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – SCANDAL OVER GREAT KEPPEL ISLAND REVEALED BY ABC

Great Barrier Reef marina development: Documents reveal GBRMPA had concerns over $600m Great Keppel Island resort By the National Reporting Team’s Mark Willacy Posted 1 hour 40 minutes ago Photo: The Great Keppel Island Resort is the first major development … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – HOUSE OF REPS PASSES BILL TO HAND OVER FEDERAL ENVIRO POWERS TO STATES

Abbott Government ignores World Heritage concern just before Great Barrier Reef ‘In Danger’ decision media-releases 17 Jun 2014 | Larissa Waters Environment & Biodiversity The Abbott Government last night passed a bill through the Lower House to hand federal environmental … 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

Greens claims Gladstone report demonstrates regulator’s failings

The Australian Greens are calling on the Abbott Government to revoke the Abbot Point dredging and dumping approval and to increase compliance staff, following a report into Gladstone Harbour slamming poor compliance and monitoring with environmental conditions. “This report is … Continue reading