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Galilee Basin is too frail and precious ecologically to handle coal mining

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
Guess who wants to destroy part of Queensland's heritage to satisfy their own greed?

"Federal Minister Tony Burke has tinkered around the edges as usual in setting conditions for the Alpha Coal Mine approval. The Galilee Basin is too frail ecologically to handle coal mining at the scales planned. Cumulative impacts from the high number of mega coal mines proposed for this coal basin have… Read More

PM coal dust concerns lends weight to mining-health inquiry call

Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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Welcoming Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s call for more scientific investigation of the impact of coal dust on the health of Hunter communities, Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon said the next step should be federal government support for the long running community and Greens’ campaign for a parliamentary investigation into this very issue. “A parliamentary inquiry… Read More

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