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Federal Electorates

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This campaign opposed the Valeria Coal project by Glencore.
This campaign opposes Gemini Coal in QLD.
Last weekend’s king tides totally inundated the proposed coal export terminals in the Fitzroy delta. Aerial photographs clearly show both the proposed Fitzroy Terminal and Xstrata terminal sites covered by the ocean, leaving only the tops of the highest mangroves exposed... Capricorn Conservation Council (CCC) opposes Xstrata’s plans for the industrial development of Balaclava Island for a coal export facility in the Fitzroy River Delta on environmental grounds.
CCC opposes the current proposed tourism and residential development and would like to see the high environmental values of the Island protected as a National Park.
50,000 abandoned mines dot the Australian landscape, (15,000 in Qld) with many holding reservoirs of waste water vulnerable to flood.