Category: Water & Environment

Better mine rehabilitation for Queensland

 Palaszczuk Government implements next generation laws to ensure large mines across the state are properly rehabilitated #miningnews #qmeb #aprs

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Energy company accused of major cover-up

An electricity and gas supplier accused of hiding major environmental incidents is facing new calls for an urgent investigation. According

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Tougher groundwater extraction laws proposed

Resource companies wanting to take groundwater for mining activities will be subject to tougher assessment of environmental impacts under proposed new laws.

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NSW mining company operations remain suspended

Young Mining’s suspension over unpaid environmental rehabilitation security deposits has been upheld in the NSW Supreme Court. The NSW

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Healthy waterways in Fitzroy catchment

The collective efforts of the resources and agricultural sectors to maintain healthy waterways in the Fitzroy catchment has achieved

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Budget boosts abandoned mine clean-up effort

The Palaszczuk Government will commit $42 million in the 2016-17 State Budget to manage public safety risks with abandoned mine

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STUDY: Coal dust is harming coral

A new study has revealed coal dust in the ocean can kill coral and slow the growth of seagrasses

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No to rehab? The mining downturn risks making mine clean-ups even more of an afterthought

Mining is environmentally damaging, but as a society we broadly accept this because of the financial benefits it provides,

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Australia’s coal mines are pouring methane gas into the atmosphere

Methane emissions are one of the major concerns surrounding coal seam gas. But we should also be paying attention

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Springvale coal mine approval challenged in court

Centennial Coal’s Springvale mine is heading back to court just months after an expansion was approved, with a conservation group

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