techkenyot.com
techkenyot.com June 24, 2019


Next step of Adani coal mine approved by Morrison gov't

11 April 2019, 05:46 | Edward Lowe

Environment Minister Melissa Price has been under pressure from Nationals MP to approve the Adani groundwater plan. AAP

Federal Environment Minister Melissa Price

"I also note Minister Price's statement that the project must meet further stringent conditions of approval from the Commonwealth before it can begin producing coal".

But the Adani decision will not help Liberals fighting seats in the south, with strong anti-Adani campaigns in some key electorates.

"India's Adani Enterprises has stepped closer to construction of a thermal coal mine in the Australian state of Queensland after Australia's environment minister said on Tuesday it had approved a groundwater management plan".

She says CSIRO and Geoscience Australia believe the Indian company's revised plans for the way it manages groundwater resources meet scientific requirements.

However, she added that the approval for the project is not final. The Federal and Queensland Governments have only finalised or approved 16 of 25 environmental plans to date.

YouTube TV add channels, but raises prices
Beginning today, April 10, all new YouTube TV customers will have to pay $50/month for the service. Effectively immediately for new customers, YouTube TV subscriptions will cost $50 per month.

The mine still needs approvals by the Queensland Labor government before it goes ahead.

"Another explanation could be that she is satisfied by the science but the LNP heavy-handedness. trying to pressure people, now creates a cloud over a process that didn't need to be there", he said.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has publicly rebuked one of his Queensland Senators for threatening the Environment Minister over the Adani coal mine.

"The independent evaluation and endorsement by CSIRO and Geoscience Australia verify that the measures outlined in the plans will ensure groundwater at the mine, and the ecosystems that depend on it, are protected", said Dow in a statement.

"And, importantly, Adani does not have federal approval for the proposed above-ground water infrastructure it requires to support its proposed thirsty coal mine".

Meghan and Harry give update on plans for Baby Sussex's arrival
They recently set up an Instagram account , leading to speculation they may post the first pictures of their baby on that site.

Ms Landry stressed the decision does not mean everything is now signed off and said it was now back to the State Government (see above).

Adani hopes to take up to 12.5 billion litres of water - 5000 Olympic-sized swimming pools - from the Suttor River in central Queensland, a river that floods and dries up at different times and on which farmers and wetlands rely.

"Throughout the past 18 months, the Federal Department provided us with certainty of process and timing, including the steps involved in the independent review by CSIRO and Geoscience Australia experts".

The GDEMP has been through 11 rounds of assessment with the Australian and Queensland Governments over more than two years.

Chris Mullin expected to step down as St. John's head coach
John's in the First Four last month. "We wish him and his family nothing but the best as he begins this new chapter of his life". In addition, assistant coach Matt Abdelmassih, the Red Storm's recruiting specialist, left to join Nebraska's coaching staff.



Other News

Trending Now

WhatsApp for iPad could be released soon as a standalone app
WABetaInfo also notes that the audio picker feature spotted in development in January is now available in the v2.19.89 beta. Previously, " frequently forwarded " tag had started appearing for messages which were forwarded more than four times.

Crude Oil Slips On Mixed Sentiment
ANZ bank said on Wednesday that it expects Brent oil prices to push "towards $79 per barrel". West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures climbed 24 cents to $64.22 a barrel.

Bolivian President Says US Hampers Dialogue Between Venezuelan Govt, Opposition
He said also it's time for the U.N.to seat Guaido's representative at the United Nations - and expel the current representative.

Jennifer Lopez denies Alex Rodriguez cheated: 'I know what the truth is'
Lopez, who has been making the press rounds for her new single "Medicine", said they have yet to start planning their wedding. I know who he is; he knows who I am. "We're not gonna let other people come out and tell us what our relationship is".

Boeing reports 19% drop in Q1 plane deliveries on MAX grounding
Boeing said last week it would cut monthly 737 MAX production by 20 percent starting mid-April, without giving an end-date. The No. 1 US carrier owns 24 of the brand-new Boeing Co aircraft whose use was suspended around the world in March.

FA Cup: Manchester City Beat Brighton To Book Final Place
It's a miracle we are still here'. "And don't give me this tripe about having to go to so many games and the cost", said one. "I am happy to be in the final, we extend our season by one more week and we are happy for that".

A Monaco marvel and Chinese ambition: Five things for Shanghai GP
Last month, Formula E celebrated its 50th race, and during the 2017-2018 season attracted more than 300 million viewers globally. Vettel finished fifth there after a late spin, and media in Ferrari's native Italy have their knives out.

Sudan military to make announcement soon: state media
Omar al-Bashir addresses the National Dialogue Committee meeting at the Presidential Palace in Khartoum, Sudan April 5, 2019. At least 11 people died in the violence, including six members of the armed forces, the information minister has confirmed.

Merchants ahead of gender pay gap game
Last week, the Charity Commission admitted it published incorrect gender pay gap figures in its report previous year . New figures have revealed nine of the 10 companies in the north-east with a discernible gap are oil and gas firms.

Kieron Pollard’s sensational knock helps Mumbai Indians to thrilling win at Wankhede
The left-handed Gayle fell to paceman Jason Behrendorff in the 13th over and Hardik Pandya struck back with two more wickets. Significantly both these victories came mostly because of MI's bowling strength as the bowlers defended totals successfully.