The ANZ bank recently released it Forest and Biodiversity Policy as part of its corporate responsibility on the environment. The bank developed the policy over the last few years in consultation with its customers and stakeholders. The policy … [Read more...] about Campaign Against ANZ Forest Policy Disingenuous – A Note from Alan Ashbarry
Last year the Tasmanian Parliament and the Australian Government approved the pulp mill for the Tamar Valley. They did so after the developer, Gunns Limited, published an Integrated Impact Statement comprising 7,500 pages of social, environmental … [Read more...] about New Website on the Tasmanian Pulp Mill: A Note from Alan Ashbarry
Just when the ALP Leader Kevin Rudd and his Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment, Heritage and the Arts, Peter Garrett AM, MP, are being urged to bury the Ghost of former Environment Minister Graham “Richo” Richardson we see for Liberal … [Read more...] about Pulp Mill Debate getting sillier by the Minute! A note from Cinders.
Tasmanian Pulp Mill assessment process vindicated by the Federal court The Federal court confirmed today that the Assessment of Tasmania’s proposed pulp mill was fair and reasonable and that the public had ample opportunity to state their … [Read more...] about Tasmanian Pulp Mill assessment process – a note from Cinders
Hi Jennifer, For a second time since the late 1980’s a pulp mill in Tasmania has been delayed by green campaigning. This week we will see if another pulp mill – a value adding, downstream processing, job-creating factory – will also be thrown on … [Read more...] about Tasmanian Pulp Mill at Crossroads: A Note from Cinders
A couple of days ago I reported on a landmark decision in the Queensland Land and Resources Tribunal. It was decided that operations at a coal mine in central Queensland could be expanded without any of the conditions sought by two environmental … [Read more...] about Professor Ian Lowe Wrong, But By Not Quite So Much