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Government to tighten mercury controls

A new impact statement says Australia's per capita exposure to mercury is double the global average and raises serious questions about the performance of the pesticides regulator.

EPA issues prevention notice to OneSteel

The NSW EPA has issued a prevention notice to OneSteel, after an audit of its Sydney steel mill identified 'code red' problems.

NSW judge to lead NT fracking inquiry

The Northern Territory government has appointed a NSW Land and Environment Court judge to chair its inquiry into fracking.

Barrier Reef water quality target costs 'impractical'

A new Australian report downplays estimates that meeting Barrier Reef water quality targets will cost $8.2 billion and instead emphasises what can be achieved with $623 million.

Water bills passed with Adani amendment

The Palaszczuk government has steered two major water bills through the Queensland parliament, after amending one to prevent appeals against the Adani coal mine.

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