Tag Archives: environmental protection authority

indigenous elder goes to court …

What a footprint, this one pictured is. Richard Hunter and the Wilderness Society are involved in a court action against the EPA over their one man Committee’s decision to let Woodside bring in the dozers. The case will be heard … Continue reading

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No Gas debate in Parliament …

A very interesting debate in Parliament (god forbid!!) yesterday about JPP and Native Title, EPA process; Appeals process, etc. (Jaxon Barnes)McGowan: “The project has been comprehensively mishandled from the start. Four years in, nothing that the Premier said would happen … Continue reading

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Appeals committee formed … of one person?

The Government undertakes an attempt at getting it’s own answer right… Bill Marmion Minister for Environment; Water Tue 31 July, 2012 Appeals committee appointed for Browse Portfolio: Environment Minister appoints Dr Roy Green to investigate Browse appeals Former CSIRO chief … Continue reading

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Backtracking … writing on the wall?

Kimberley Land Council backtracking? Sure looks like it. Aboriginal blow to gas hub deal Flip Prior, The West Australian September 5, 2012, 5:58 am The lead Aboriginal organisation in talks with the State Government over the proposed $40 billion gas … Continue reading

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EPA fail … assessment political, not environmental

BROWSE LNG PROJECT, JAMES PRICE POINT — ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AUTHORITY ASSESSMENT Wed, 22/08/2012 I wish to address the serious issues raised by the fiasco surrounding the Environmental Protection Authority’s assessment, or non-assessment, of the Browse liquefied natural gas precinct proposed … Continue reading

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Letter from sole EPA decision-maker …

In this e-mail I was addressed as Ms Boylett … The EPA are still wrong, Dear Ms Boylett  Enclosed please find a letter from Dr Paul Vogel addressed to yourself regarding the Browse LNG Precinct project. The original letter will … Continue reading

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EPA picks a side … and it’s against the environment

After 12 years of life with constant visits to the unique James Price Point to Quondong remnant rare vine forest, indigenous burial sites, law trees, the rarest dinosaur footprint/trackway in the world, unwittingly seeing a new species of mini-dolphin feeding … Continue reading

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Crony governments and industry…federal and state

Sinclair Davidson: I have an op-ed in The Australian (zero-price registration required) talking about Ken Henry’s joint appointments in both the public sector and private sector. … close relations between government and business have the potential to quickly degenerate into … Continue reading

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Palaeontologist insulted by Government…over Broome dinosaur footprints

This is nothing but an insult to work by Dr Salisbury on the dinosaur footprints that cover the reef from Broome to Cape Leveque. Also insulting to the Institution that the good Dr teaches for. At least Dr Salisbury is … Continue reading

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