#WaterNotCoal - Reject Acland Stage 3

#WaterNotCoal - Reject Acland Stage 3

The legal case against the Acland Stage 3 coal mine was one of the largest environmental cases in Australian history.  There were:

 

  • 31 community objectors in total
  • 92 days of hearings
  • Expert evidence on water, air quality and farming businesses

 

The end result of all that hard sifting of the evidence led the Land Court to recommend that the Queensland Government should reject the mine outright.

The Court found that the project was likely to cause groundwater impacts that would adversely affect landholders in the vicinity of the mine for hundreds of years to come.

It’s up to the ...

The legal case against the Acland Stage 3 coal mine was one of the largest environmental cases in Australian history.  There were:

 

  • 31 community objectors in total
  • 92 days of hearings
  • Expert evidence on water, air quality and farming businesses

 

The end result of all that hard sifting of the evidence led the Land Court to recommend that the Queensland Government should reject the mine outright.

The Court found that the project was likely to cause groundwater impacts that would adversely affect landholders in the vicinity of the mine for hundreds of years to come.

It’s up to the Queensland Government now to make a final decision on this project. We say - respect the law and reject the mine.

 

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