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The extraordinary polluting and political powers of the coal industry

Feature Story | 7 November, 2012 at 17:13

Coal companies may soon be allowed to release polluted water from their mines into Queensland’s rivers, such as the Fitzroy, the drinking water catchment of Rockhampton and the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. That’s if the coal industry...

Minister wrong about toxic mine-water release

Press release | 8 November, 2012 at 7:26

8th November, 2012: Greenpeace says Queensland Environment Minister, Andrew Powell, is wrong when he says new laws being rushed through Parliament won’t allow the release of stagnant, toxic flood water from Queensland coal mines into Queensland...

Greenpeace confronts mining lobby

Press release | 6 March, 2012 at 10:32

Tuesday March 6, 2012, Sydney: In response to articles in today’s Australian Financial Review and The Australian, Greenpeace is welcoming a public debate on the need to protect the Great Barrier Reef and the global climate from the excesses of...

Coal industry fact check: Mining for the truth

Blog entry by Marina Lou | 28 April, 2015

If you’ve been reading newspapers, listening to the Abbott Government, or paying attention to mining companies lately – you’d be forgiven for thinking the Carmichael megamine project is ready to bring thousands of jobs and tens of billions of...

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