United Kingdom: Mega-mines will have to comply with tough ‘water trigger’ law: Greg Hunt

Guardian: Huge coalmines proposed by Clive Palmer and a company co-owned by Gina Rinehart are among 47 projects that the new environment minister, Greg Hunt, has determined must comply with tough new federal rules about their impact on water, under laws enacted in the dying days of the former Labor government. Hunt has decided that 47 of 50 projects waiting for a federal government decision did in fact have to complete extra environmental assessments under the new "water trigger" in the federal law. He......

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