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Privatisation to put pressure on the reef and Queenslanders

The Newman Government’s plans to privatise ports and to weaken environmental impact assessment, revealed today, will put more pressure on the Great Barrier Reef than ever before, say the Australian Greens. 
“With coal ports in private hands and a lax process for assessing their environmental impacts, the Great Barrier Reef will be under more pressure than ever before,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said.

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