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  • 7 Dec 2017- 08:36 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Sydney Morning Herald The future of a controversial Queensland mega-mine has suffered another setback with project funding from China looking increasingly unlikely. The Greens have heralded the end of the project after a second Chinese bank
  • 28 Nov 2017- 09:14 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times More than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, stored on site in around 900 large and densely packed
  • 23 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report SYDNEY ABC News (Australia) Dr Ian Wright, one of Australia's leading water scientists, tested waste water from the derelict Berrima Colliery, and said pollution levels are the highest he's ever seen. "This is the worst. And it's
  • 6 Jul 2017- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE, Australia Farmers in Australia’s drought-stricken Queensland state are the latest group to raise voices against the implications for water of the proposed Carmichael coal mine. The 16.5 billion USD Carmichael project is proposed by the mining
  • 5 Jul 2017- 09:18 by Local Press Report SUBIACO ABC News (Australia) A proposed gold mine in New South Wales that has been at the centre of a long-running water security debate has now attracted support from some of its most vocal critics. The mining company has now put forward two ideas that would
  • 4 Jul 2017- 10:28 by Local Press Report CLERMONT News.com As Queensland enters the fifth year of drought, the state’s farmers are understandably enraged that, tied up in the recent, controversial approval of the Adani mega coal mine is a 60 year guarantee from the Palaszczuk Government for the use
  • 3 Jul 2017- 06:41 by Local Press Report CLERMONT The Guardian A group of Australian farmers have joined the large coalition of groups fighting against Adani’s giant Carmichael coalmine, after they became concerned about the affects the mine would have on groundwater, biodiversity, rural communities