Anger over pollution from the McArthur River mine is boiling over in remote Borroloola where residents are planning a protest march to coincide with a report on the mine’s record for environmental performance. When the Independent Mining Monitor for the McArthur Mine release their annual report tomorrow they will be handed a letter from senior elders of the four local indigenous clan groups demanding a cessation of mining activity until the pollution problem is solved.
 
Territorians are proud of our Top End rivers. But now they are under threat from over-extraction. 
 
Sunday 21 September 2014, 10am to 11am. Nightcliff Foreshore by the pool. Create a human sign, wear yellow or orange to protect the RET, and grow solar in the Territory. Read on to register.
 
Dear Members and Friends of the Environment Centre NT, You may have heard that the Northern Territory and Australian Governments are trying to silence your Environment Centre NT by cutting all of our operational funding. But I know you want us to continue to be a strong and effective voice for your environment. 
 
Our fantastic new Field Guide to Wildlife of the Top End is around 80% written, and now we are seeking your support to finalise this invaluable resource. Can you help? Donations are tax deductible. We aim to finish the text and species distribution maps by the end of 2014, then to layout the guide for printing in April-May 2015.
 
Have your say on Fracking the Territory In response to concerns raised by Territorians about the impact of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) upon the environment, the Northern Territory Government established an independent Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing. The submission period is now closed.
 
After an eight year struggle, and culminating in a legal challenge in the Federal Court, Muckaty Traditional Owners forced the Federal Government and Northern Land Council to drop their ill-concived plans for a nuclear waste dump at Muckaty, north of Tennant Creek. But the federal and NT Governments are still encouraging Aboriginal people to nominate their ancestral lands to store the waste.
 
 
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