Dob In a Breach

Adani has a history of disregard for our environmental law and putting its own agenda before that of Queensland’s precious water, habitat, endangered animals and our Great Barrier Reef.

Regardless of what Australians think of the Carmichael coal mine project, we know they care about our environment and a corporations’ responsibility to conduct its work within the boundaries of its environmental assessments.

Adani and their contractors have a responsibility they must be held accountable to.

Have you heard of, or seen an environmental breach or something that looks concerning? Let us know. We will keep all sources confidential, unless given explicit permission to disclose them.

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Adani’s History of Damage & Deceit

May 2021: Exposed: Smashed down bushland home without the required “fauna spotter catcher” tasked to carry off helpless animals before Adani’s bulldozers crush them.

Dec 2020: Cleared wildlife habitat without conducting pre clearance surveys and failed to properly implement a species management plan for wildlife threatened by its activities. Issued two infringements totalling $25,000.

Aug 2020: Ordered to pay $107 million damages after four coal companies took Adani to court, concluding that Adani engaged in ‘unconscionable conduct’ and that Adani ‘attempted to disguise its behaviour in complex transactions.’

May 2020Adani cleared wildlife habitat without conducting the required pre clearance surveys and failed to submit a revised management plan to the department within the required timeframe. Documented on pg. 12 of Adani’s compliance report. Two infringement notices were issued totalling $25,920

Feb 2020: Found guilty of providing false and misleading information about it’s 2018 illegal clearing of land of approx. 130 football fields, at its mine site. Adani was criminally convicted and fined $20,000

Nov 2019: Adani cleared bushland outside of the rail line area, resulting in a warning from the federal environment department in March 2020 for non compliance with environmental approvals. Documented on pg. 7 & 8 of Adani’s compliance report.

Nov 2019: The environment department wrote to Adani issuing another warning for non compliance, relating to Adani’s failure to secure an appropriate biodiversity offset area for the threatened Brigalow ecological community, a rare vegetation that Adani is clearing for its coal mine and rail project. Documented on pg. 14 of Adani’s compliance report.

Mar 2019: Found guilty of releasing water with almost double the allowable total suspended solids into the Caley Valley wetlands, which sit adjacent to the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Fined $13,055

Aug 2018: Documents reveal Adani and the Queensland Government knew beforehand, how bad the Aug 2017 pollution into the Caley Valley wetlands would be.

Feb 2018: Suspicions raised on falsifying lab reports when appealing the $12,000 fine for polluting the Caley Valley wetlands

Dec 2018: Ordered by the court to pay $12m owed to engineering firm AECOM

Aug 2017: Found guilty for its Apr 2017 release of over 8 times the legal limit of toxic sludge from Abbot Point port  into the Caley Valley wetlands, which sit adjacent to the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Fined $12,000