How Much is Too Much?

  Yesterday we were greeted with the news that the Abbott government, particularly the office of Environment minister Greg Hunt, approved the dredging and dumping of up to 5 million cubic metres of soil from the port near Abbot Point in Queensland. The government’s official stance, according to Mr Hunt was that, by means of strict and careful management, the reef’s water conditions would improve by 150%. The dredging is aimed...

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