How to help pay for environmental protection in Queensland

The Queensland Government has released an environmental policy statement which it says aims to protect the environment, reduce emissions and improve the state’s economy.Key points:The state has promised to spend $1.1 billion over 10 years to improve public health, provide clean water, reduce carbon emissions and create jobsIn a document titled “The Vision for the […]

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Queensland’s environmental protection officer warns of ‘catastrophic consequences’

A Queensland environmental protection officers warning has been issued over the dangers posed by mercury, lead and arsenic contamination in some mining areas.Key points:The Environment Protection and Forestry Department (EPA) issued a warning to all Queensland mine operators and owners on Wednesday over the threat of mercury contamination in coal seam gas (CSG) minesThe EPA […]

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