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LAST week we saw Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott as rivals performing genteel courting dances to win over the independents. This week it gets deadly serious, as the four independents must decide who to support. Of the six MPs on the crossbenches, ...
On January 5, federal environment minister Peter Garrett delayed final approval
for the Gunns
' Tamar Valley pulp mill
in Tasmania, rejecting three modules of the environmental assessment while approving nine others.
Garrett said that it ...
The environment and forestry lobbies have slammed the Federal Government's conditional approval
of the Gunns pulp mill
The company has the green light to build the controversial $2.2 billion mill
in Tasmania's Tamar Valley.
Federal Environment Minister Peter Garrett must give timber giant Gunns
the green light for its Tasmanian pulp mill
without imposing extra environmental protections, the forest industry says.Mr Garrett is expected to announce on Monday ...
The Federal Government is today expected to announce a decision on whether Gunns
' controversial $2 billion northern Tasmanian pulp mill
will get the go-ahead.
Environment Minister Peter Garrett worked through the weekend to finish the ...
The federal government has been accused of granting favours and kowtowing to Gunns
Ltd over its controversial Tasmanian pulp mill
Environment Minister Peter Garrett has granted Gunns
a three-month extension on submitting the ...
Gunn Limited has asked for a voluntary suspension of its shares from quotation ahead one day ahead of the timber company, which is struggling to finance its planned $2 billion Tasmanian pulp mill
, releasing its full-year results.
Limited has been asked by the Federal Government to outline a timetable for the submission of plans for the $2 billion pulp mill
The request comes as the October 4 deadline for finalisation of the 16 planning modules ...
Greens say the timing of a new wood supply contract for the
Bell Bay pulp mill
Forestry Tasmania has agreed to supply the mill
's developer, Gunns
, with 1.5
million cubic metres of timber each year, for ...
MORE than three months after federal approval
' $2 billion pulp
mill, final building contracts, finance, construction approval
s and boardroom
endorsement have yet to be locked in.
The delays, and the global credit squeeze, ...
FEDERAL Environment Minister Malcom Turnbull has given himself another 30
days to consider approving plans for a controversial pulp mill
This comes as the Tasmanian
Government is today expected to vote in favour of ...
A decision on whether or not to allow a pulp mill
in north-west Tasmania
could decide the federal election, the new face of the anti-pulp mill
Geoffrey Cousins, a wealthy businessman, has enlisted the support of ...