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Solution to coal ship queues: no new coalmines

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Commenting on the impacts of the coal industry in the Hunter and Australia’s responsibility to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Greens Senator for NSW Lee Rhiannon has called for the proposed T4 coal loader to be cancelled not postponed (Newcastle Herald, 25/06/12 http://tiny.cc/buofgw) “The coal and shipping companies executives who are pushing for a fast… Read More

Queensland Government must not approve second mountain of salt

Friday, June 15th, 2012

The Queensland Greens have joined a number of environment and community groups in lodging objections to the Arrow Energy Surat Basin Project EIS. ‘This will be the fourth major coal seam gas project for southern Queensland,’ Queensland Greens spokesperson Dr Libby Connors pointed out. In August 2011 the Senate’s Rural Affairs and Transport… Read More

More coal profits and ownership of Australian farmland to China

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

The decision by Gloucester Coal shareholders to approve a merger with Chinese state-owned company Yancoal Australia paves the way for coal profits and ownership of Hunter farmland to shift offshore, said Green Senator for NSW Lee Rhiannon. Gloucester Coal operates the Stratford and Duralie… Read More

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