Inpex signs deal to pay darwin aboriginal group millions MORE to stop building new mine

Inpex signs deal to pay darwin aboriginal group millions MORE to stop building new mine

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Environmental groups are planning to sue the Australian Government to stop the Abbott Government from building the most polluting coal mine on public land in the Northern Territory.

Key points: Australian Greens have called for independent review

Green groups want to halt any future coal mine in Australia

Apex says its environmental report concluded a project would meet its “existing compliance obligations”

An Ipsos-Reid poll earlier this month showed more than 60 per cent of NT voters supported a proposal to abandon the mine.

The Australian Greens have called for a review of its environmental report for the mining company to “determine if a plan to remove a mine is within the legal scope of the proposed legislation”.

The Australian Environmental Law Foundation (AELF) said it supported the idea of appealing.

“While the Gre더킹카지노ens would never seek to overturn an independent analysis of its potential impact, we think that the Coalition Government should be allowed to carry out a complete environmental impact statement to ensure that there is an overall strategy for this mine that doesn’t affect the environment at all,” AELF CEO Dr Ross Jervis said.

Apex Coal, of the former Caley Coal site, says its environmental report natyasastra.comconcluded a project would meet its “existing compliance obligations” and avoid any impact on the environment.

“It is the view of Australia’s Government that a project that has been established as consistent and effective over the past 17 years is consistent with existing environmental requirements and an appropriate environmental risk assessment could be delivered,” a spokesperson said in a natyasastra.comstatement.

However, environmental groups say their request for a judicial review would make it harder for the government to proceed with the plan.

“The current argument that the coal mine must be destroyed is simply the latest effort by the Australian Government to obstruct the development of a future coal mine,” AELF chairwoman, Rachel Siewert said.

AEP says AGLP’s proposed gas-fired power plant in Queensland was “almost certainly” the most polluting in Australia at 12.5 per cent of total power generation, but the mining company said the results for coal had been wrong.

The federal Government says the emissions released from mining and burning coal, coal seam gas, and the burning of gas will all fall in the years after 2030 as part of its 2020-2023 emissions plan.

It says Australia has a clean energy target of 30 per cent by 2050.