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LNP Newman Government threatens climate and Reef with latest mega mine approval

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

The Australian Greens have condemned the Newman Government's approval of Clive Palmer's massive coal mine in the Galilee Basin. "This coal mine would rip up the Bimblebox Nature Refuge - an 8000 hectare remnant patch of native woodland, which serves as an invaluable habitat refuge for native wildlife, including the endangered Black Throated Finch," Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. "This is the third massive… Read More

Palmer all talk and no action on mining impact concerns

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Clive Palmer's apparent concerns about the impacts of coal seam gas are at odds with his own large-scale use of the gas for his nickel refinery and his plan to rip up the Bimblebox Nature Refuge for a massive coal mine, say the Australian Greens. "As a major coal seam gas customer, Clive Palmer can't be taken seriously when he says he's worried about the industry's impacts on the environment and people,"… Read More

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