Tougher pollution laws put forward in wake of Palmer Queensland Nickel saga

Guardian: Clive Palmer could be forced to shoulder the $100m cost of cleaning up his Queensland Nickel operation under proposed state laws that would expand the chain of corporate responsibility for pollution. The Palaszczuk government has introduced a bill that would let environmental authorities pursue parent companies, executives or ultimate owners for the cost of rehabilitating industrial sites after the operator collapsed. The environment minister, Steven Miles, in a speech to parliament on Tuesday,......

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