Queensland's parliament will soon vote on the Environmental Protection (Underground Water Management) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (EPOLA Bill) and the Water Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (WLA Bill). Today's the last day to have your say.
Some myth busting on Queensland's Environmental Protection (Underground Water Management) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (EPOLA Bill) and the Water Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (WLA Bill) before parliament votes.
The Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) Qld is recommending that the Queensland Government revoke the broad ‘prescribed project’ and ‘critical infrastructure’ powers granted to the Coordinator-General for Adani’s proposed Carmichael mine and associated infrastructure.
The Coordinator General has been handed extraordinary powers to speed up Adani's controversial coal mine following a 'critical infrastructure' declaration by State Development Ministry Anthony Lynham on Friday.
Evidence for a landmark public interest case in the Land Court, objecting to New Hope’s controversial New Acland Coal mine expansion, comes to an end this week when lawyers for community group Oakey Coal Action Alliance and 12 of the 33 objectors deliver their closing oral submissions.
EDO Qld represented Coast and Country, who appealed to the Queensland Court of Appeal, the highest Court in Queensland, in respect of the findings of the Supreme Court in relation to climate change concerning the Alpha coal mine.
Queensland’s highest court has today delivered its judgment on a challenge to the assessment of the climate change impacts from the proposed 30-million-tonne-per-year Alpha coal mine in the Galilee Basin.
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