Australia: Great Barrier Reef: govt faces second legal challenge on dumping

Guardian: The federal government is facing a second legal challenge over its decision to allow excavated seabed to be dumped in the Great Barrier Reef marine park. Documents will be lodged with Brisbane’s federal court on Monday to challenge the dredging and dumping project that will expand the Abbot Point port near the Queensland town of Bowen. The Mackay Conservation Group, which is bringing the legal action, claims environment minister Greg Hunt has contravened his international obligations by allowing......

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