Australia: Inquiry into Gladstone dredging won’t stop new coal project, Greg Hunt says

Guardian: The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says the federal government's launch of an inquiry into dredging and dumping near the reef will not prompt it to delay its decision on whether to allow 3m cubic metres of sediment to be deposited within its world heritage area in a new coal port project. Greg Hunt, the federal environment minister, is to ask an independent commission to investigate the Gladstone harbour dredging project. The inquiry will look at whether there was a critical breakdown......

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