A decades worth of McArthur River Mine lead-zinc spills
Posted by Anastasia Mortimer · December 17, 2018 3:32 PM
An ABC News story featured online this week, saw former crewmen who worked on a McArthur River Mine barge, transporting lead-zinc concentrate, say that they have witnessed regular spills of the product overboard for a decade.
Posted by James Cordwell · November 20, 2018 3:13 PM
Right now, two of the Territory’s most precious places - the Roper River and Limmen Bight Marine Park - are at risk from the destructive impacts of this big mining.
100 tonne road trains, 8000 tonne barges, industrial ship loading facilities and 2 billion litre water extraction plans are all coming to the Roper River and Maria Island soon.
INPEX influence on NT Government marine programs revealed
Posted by Anastasia Mortimer · September 19, 2018 9:06 AM
ABC News Darwin reports that the Northern Territory's Department of Environment seeks "approval" from gas giant Inpex before it publicly releases any of its independent reports, documents, or allows their scientists to be interviewed by the media.
A timely new report Economic Values of the Northern Territory Marine and Coastal Environments was launched at Parliament House on Thurs 7th June. Authored by some of Australia’s leading ecological economists this report shows that our coastal waters support over 6,000 jobs and contributes $2billion annually to the economy.
This new report shows what is at risk if we fail to adequately manage and protect Top End coasts.
Download the report here today.