|Endless filthy uncovered "Coal Trains" pollute the surrounding countryside.|
The words "offset" are the words that stand out to me. What offsets could possible replace or fix the damage the coal mining will cause? We need to get away from this industry, this is more than evident. The stubborn greedy mining magnates are refusing to leave their counting houses though and remain in their ivory towers counting their illusory gold.
Below is a statement put out by the Planning and Assessment Commission regarding their latest blow to the environment of Australia. Predicating the truth of who really runs government.
‘‘However, while fluctuations in the market may delay the requirement for a fourth terminal, it is recognised that the ability to meet an increased demand in the future requires continued investment and expansion in supporting infrastructure,’’ the commission said."Kooragang Island was formerly known as Ash Island because of all the Ash trees that once grew there. They have all long been harvested and the mud flats are no longer.
'Orica' Kooragang which manufactures agricultural fertiliser and explosives for the mining industry are also situated on Kooragang and have been there since 1969.
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