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THE Greens say BHP Billiton must be made to prepare a new environmental impact statement (EIS) after indicating new technologies may be used to expand the Olympic Dam Mine in South Australia. The company had environmental approvals from both the
JAY Weatherill has condemned the state Greens for deliberately frustrating crucial mining legislation. The legislation will clear the way for BHP Billiton's $30 billion mine expansion at Roxby Downs. He said he was concerned SA Greens leader Mark
BHP Billiton's pledge to spend $525 million on the Olympic Dam mine expansion over the next six months is in jeopardy because the Greens will demand almost 100 amendments to crucial legislation. Greens MLC Mark Parnell said his minority party was "
Alabama's new immigration law could require Birmingham Water Works customers in five counties to travel downtown to order service, the utility's lawyers say. That could apply to both orders for new service and account transfers, officials said. "We'
Greens MP Mark Parnell will introduce a bill to state parliament to force political parties to pay for the cost of MPs retiring early. Mr Foley on Monday announced he would step down as police minister on October 20 and is likely to quit politics by
Story continues below Industry Minister Tom Koutsantonis said Deepak was one of the world's largest manufacturers of TAN, a safe explosive used extensively in the mining sector. Mr Koutsantonis said that if the plant was approved it would deliver
Mr Hill says Health Department advice is that the bill introduced by Greens Mark Parnell and Labor MP Stephanie Key is ambiguous. The Minister believes it would be better to change criminal laws so doctors would have a defence if they assisted a
In 2007, Marathon was caught illegally dumping waste in the sanctuary in the Flinders Ranges and was made to clean it up. The company's exploration licence has expired this week and the Greens MP Mark Parnell says the Government should allow its
Marathon Resources had its exploration drilling licence suspended back in 2007 for illegally dumping waste in the wilderness area. Mr Parnell plans to introduce an amendment which would ban mining in the sanctuary in the Flinders Ranges. "The Greens'
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority's latest estimate is that only 220 gigalitres from Queensland and New South Wales floodwaters have reached the lower lakes in South Australia. Up to 620 gigalitres had been predicted to reach the lower end of the