Reported by Cole Latimer, Hamish Hastie and Emma Young
The Sydney Morning Herald
Western Australia's big polluters will be required to offset greenhouse gas emissions on new and expanded projects under tough new guidelines announced by the state's Environmental Protection Authority on Thursday.
One of the state's biggest political donors has quit a board post on a regional development commission after an explosive meeting in which he tried to secure a deal to dump millions of tonnes of toxic soil in the Peel region.
Government’s decision to carry out large scale bauxite mining in the ancient Atewa Forest Reserve in the Eastern Region of Ghana continues to face resistance from majority of Ghanaians and other environmentally friendly local and international organisations.