Archived Industry News for Water Professionals - March, 2014
Several bodies are calling for increased scrutiny of the Port of Gladstone, as the federal environment department moves to delay its decision on leaking dredge spoils.
A court case will argue that Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt failed in his obligation to protect the environment, by approving the dredging and expansion of the Abbot Point coal terminal.
UPDATE: Assistant Treasurer Arthur Sinodinos has stood down amid the corruption inquiry, but maintains he will be "vindicated" and has been described by the Prime Minister as "a man of great distinction ... and high competence".
The Waterwise Towns program is being rolled-out across Western Australia's south-west and Great Southern regions, with thousands expected to save water and money.