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Queensland premier does secret water deal with Adani, putting the coal company ahead of Queensland

ACF Australian Conservation Foundation: Palaszczuk to put Adani before Queensland
with secret water licence deal–24137075/ 31 March 2017:

“The Courier-Mail has reported today that the Palaszczuk government is set to grant a water licence for Adani to suck millions of litres of groundwater for its mega-polluting Carmichael Coal Mine in secret.

“‘The Queensland Government have created one rule for Adani and a different set of rules for everyone else when it comes to managing groundwater.’ said ACF Healthy Ecosystems Campaigner Basha Stasak.

“‘This is a secret decision to prop up a mine that will help destroy the Reef and the 70,000 Queensland jobs that rely on it. A secret decision to prop up a mine that no one else will fund because it is too risky and dangerous for the climate. … “


April 1, 2017 - Posted by | politics, Queensland, secrets and lies

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