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senate vote 2018-10-15#4

Edited by mackay

on 2018-11-02 16:21:45

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  • Motions Adani Mining
  • Motions - Adani Mining - Pipeline and investigation

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  • The majority voted against a [motion](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2018-10-15.138.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Larissa Waters](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/queensland/larissa_waters) (Qld), which means it failed.
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That the Senate—*
  • > *(a) notes that:*
  • >> *(i) Adani Mining, as part of the Adani Group, is currently being investigated by the Department of the Environment and Energy for potential breach of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) Carmichael Mine approval conditions, for alleged unlawful clearing of vegetation and sinking of groundwater dewatering bores, and*
  • >> *(ii) Adani Infrastructure, as part of the Adani Group, has applied for EPBC Act approval for a pipeline to bring water to the mine site for washing of the coal; and*
  • > *(b) calls on the Minister for the Environment, or her delegate, to not make a decision on the pipeline application until the results of the investigation and subsequent decision on whether to take enforcement action into the alleged mine site breaches has concluded.*
  • > *(b) calls on the Minister for the Environment, or her delegate, to not make a decision on the pipeline application until the results of the investigation and subsequent decision on whether to take enforcement action into the alleged mine site breaches has concluded.*
senate vote 2018-10-15#4

Edited by mackay

on 2018-11-02 16:21:03

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  • <p class="speaker">Larissa Waters</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the Senate&#8212;</p>
  • The majority voted against a [motion](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2018-10-15.138.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Larissa Waters](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/queensland/larissa_waters) (Qld), which means it failed.
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That the Senate—*
  • > *(a) notes that:*
  • >> *(i) Adani Mining, as part of the Adani Group, is currently being investigated by the Department of the Environment and Energy for potential breach of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) Carmichael Mine approval conditions, for alleged unlawful clearing of vegetation and sinking of groundwater dewatering bores, and*
  • >> *(ii) Adani Infrastructure, as part of the Adani Group, has applied for EPBC Act approval for a pipeline to bring water to the mine site for washing of the coal; and*
  • > *(b) calls on the Minister for the Environment, or her delegate, to not make a decision on the pipeline application until the results of the investigation and subsequent decision on whether to take enforcement action into the alleged mine site breaches has concluded.*
  • <p class="italic">(a) notes that:</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(i) Adani Mining, as part of the Adani Group, is currently being investigated by the Department of the Environment and Energy for potential breach of the <i>Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999</i> (EPBC Act) Carmichael Mine approval conditions, for alleged unlawful clearing of vegetation and sinking of groundwater dewatering bores, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(ii) Adani Infrastructure, as part of the Adani Group, has applied for EPBC Act approval for a pipeline to bring water to the mine site for washing of the coal; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(b) calls on the Minister for the Environment, or her delegate, to not make a decision on the pipeline application until the results of the investigation and subsequent decision on whether to take enforcement action into the alleged mine site breaches has concluded.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Anne Ruston</p>
  • <p>I seek leave to make a short statement.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Sue Lines</p>
  • <p>Leave is granted for one minuted.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Anne Ruston</p>
  • <p>The Department of the Environment and Energy is making inquiries in relation to allegations that Adani has breached its approval conditions. The department is working cooperatively with Adani and the Queensland government in relation to the North Galilee Water Scheme. The project has been referred under the EPBC Act and will be assessed in accordance with that act.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Sue Lines</p>
  • <p>The question is that general business notice of motion No. 1106 standing in the name of Senator Waters be agreed to.</p>