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Call for Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to release full report after board members cleared of conflict of interest

February 25, 2014, 7:57 am Conservationists remain concerned about the make-up of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) despite it being cleared of any conflict of interest. A federal inquiry was ordered after claims two GBRMPA board members, Tony Mooney and Jon Grayson, held interests in companies that could benefit from expanding coal […]

January 30, 2014
NRDC Action Alert: EPA Starts New Year with Climate Action: Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants Published for Public Comment

Posted January 7, 2014.David Doniger’s Blog. NRDC The Environmental Protection Agency is taking another step forward Wednesday to carry out President Obama’s ambitious Climate Action Plan announced last June.  EPA’s proposed standards to limit dangerous carbon pollution from new power plants will be published here in the government’s official newspaper, the Federal Register, kicking off […]

Lawsuit Targets $3 Billion in U.S. Funding for Fossil Fuel Project in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

From: Editor, Center for Biological Diversity Published December 14, 2012 08:52 AM Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Export-Import Bank's nearly $3 billion in financing for a massive Australian fossil fuel facility in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Construction and operation of the liquefied natural gas facility will threaten sea […]