Petition reveals 'widespread concern' over Abbot point dredging

ABC News

14 January 2014

A conservation lobby group says it has been overwhelmed by community opposition to a proposed major dredging project in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

The park's authority has until the end of January to decide if it will issue a permit for three million cubic metres of dredge spoil to be dumped into the reef to allow the expansion of the Abbot Point Coal Terminal near Bowen. Read more