"Do you think coal companies should be allowed to release toxic water from coal mines into
rivers and the Great Barrier Reef?
Proposed new laws may allow this to happen if we don’t stop them from being passed.
Please send a message to the Queensland Premier to tell him you value safe drinking water, healthy rivers and the
These waterways feed into the
Last week, Premier Campbell Newman told Queensland Parliament “the government will not do anything to in any way degrade the feed water coming down the Fitzroy for their water supply.”
That same day, Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney introduced new legislation that allows that to happen.
The Deputy Premier is proposing to create new provisions within the Environment Protection Act that would enable the coal companies to pollute our waterways.
We need to show the Premier that legislation permitting our environment, including the
This new legislation will give companies the opportunity to ask for permission to release their toxic water into
Please tell Premier Newman we need protection for our waterways and our precious
If you are able to sign the petition you can access it here.