Tuesday, December 22, 2015
News

Australia Approves Dredging for Controversial Coal Port Near Great Barrier Reef

By James Regan SYDNEY, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Australia approved on Tuesday a controversial expansion of the Abbot Point coal terminal, which environmentalists fear will damage the Great Barrier Reef...

December 22, 2015
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Maritime News

Australia Abandons Great Barrier Reef Sand Dump – Report

Australia will abandon plans to dump 3 million cubic metres of dredged sand into the Great Barrier Reef area in its effort to create the world's biggest coal port, the Australian Financial Review reported on Tuesday.

September 2, 2014
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Monday, March 3, 2014
Ports

Australia Approved Port Expansion Plan Near Great Barrier Reef Despite Warnings

Australia approved coal port expansion plans that involve dredging and dumping millions of cubic meters of sand near the Great Barrier Reef despite earlier warnings from an independent agency that the work could damage the reef.

March 3, 2014
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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News

Australia Approves Dredging Near Barrier Reef For Coal Port

Australia approved on Tuesday major dredging work to expand a coal shipping port adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef in a bid to attract more coal mining.

December 10, 2013
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