Australia: Great Barrier Reef dumping plans scrapped: report

Wellington Times: Plans to use the Great Barrier Reef as a dumping site for 3 million cubic metres of dredged material from the ocean floor will be abandoned by a multinational consortium, the Australian Financial Review reports. North Queensland Bulk Ports, GVK Hancock and Adani Group will alter plans to expand the Abbot Point coal terminal, a proposal which had already been approved by federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt. The trio are set to re-submit a proposal as early as this week to Mr Hunt, however......

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