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Cougar litigation highlights Qld Govt mistakes

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011
Cougar Energy have been stopped from polluting Kingaroy

Reports that Cougar Energy intends to sue Queensland government ministers not just bureaucratic heads highlight the weakness in the state government’s policy approach to the coal and gas sectors according to the Queensland Greens. Cougar Energy which conducted underground coal gasification… Read More

Fate of Bimblebox Nature Refuge hangs in the balance

Friday, October 21st, 2011
Bimblebox (Eucalyptus populnea) woodland with native understorey

Bimblebox Nature Refuge, a precious 8,000 hectare ecological sanctuary part-established with taxpayers' money, is under threat from a proposed 30 mega-tonne open cut coal mine which would directly destroy over half of the refuge. Australian Greens environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters has questioned federal department officials in Senate Estimates seeking… Read More

Rena and Pacific Adventurer timely reminders of risks ahead for Queensland

Sunday, October 16th, 2011
Oil slick on Queensland beach from Pacific Adventurer

The twin coastal shipping tragedies of the leaking container ship in the Bay of Plenty and the current trial of the owners of the Pacific Adventurer whose oil damaged Moreton Island beaches in March 2009 should give Queenslanders pause to re-consider the direction the state government… Read More

QLD Greens Weekend of Action on Coal and Coal Seam Gas

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Greens members at Tara blockade

QLD Greens Weekend of Action on Coal and Coal Seam Gas Week End of the 15th & 16th of October

The Queensland Greens  are holding a State Wide Weekend of Action on Coal & Coal Seam Gas on the weekend… Read More

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