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  • Conditional tick for uranium mine next door to WA’s biggest national park - July 28, 2014

    National and state environment groups have called for a dedicated public inquiry into plans for increased uranium mining in WA following an EPA recommendation to conditionally approve the proposed Kintyre mine next to Kalamilyi National Park in the Pilbara.

  • Carmichael coal mine approval a blow for water, wildlife and climate - July 28, 2014

    Federal environment minister Greg Hunt’s approval of a huge new coal mine in Queensland’s Galilee Basin is bad news for water resources, wildlife and the global effort to tackle climate change, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today.

  • Senators, now explain it to your grandkids - July 17, 2014

    The Abbott Government and crossbench Senators who voted today to get rid of the carbon price have left Australia with no comprehensive scheme to cut the pollution that is causing global warming.