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Friday, 31 July 2015
 
 
Why the oil minister doesn't feel too well right now Print

Sydney Morning Herald, 20 June 2010

WHO would swap places with Resources Minister Martin Ferguson? There he is with the world's leading resource companies fuming over a mining tax, the spectre of BP's monstrous US oil spill on the nightly news, and he's just signed off new drilling leases in Australian waters that allows for wells twice as deep as the fatal rig that has ruined the Gulf of Mexico.

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SPEED LIMITS ó ARMADALE ROAD: 17 June Print

MS A.J.G. MacTIERNAN (Armadale) [9.35 am]: I am directing this grievance to the Minister for Road Safety, in part because I think it is an opportunity to draw his attention to this road safety problem that we are experiencing with Main Roads and, in part, in recognition of the realities of grievances. If I directed a grievance to a minister who was not here, we would get a briefing through the departmental reports very similar to the ones I have been getting in my correspondence with the department on precisely the issue I want to contest. It goes to the attitude towards speed limits and the preparedness of Main Roads to move away from some very strict orthodoxies in assessing what is an appropriate speed limit for a road with a particular status within the road hierarchy.

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Dead Whale Found South Of BP Oil Spill: Sperm Whale Is First Dead Whale Spotted By Feds Print

Huffington Post, 17 June 2010

A dead sperm whale has been found floating 77 miles south of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. According to a news release, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is conducting tests to determine the circumstance around the whale's death. It wasn't known if exposure to oil caused the animal's death.

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BP Supervisor Was Fired For Expressing Safety Concerns Print

Huffington Post, 17 June 2010

Ken Abbott, a former project control supervisor on BP's Atlantis deepwater oil rig, was fired in 2009 after expressing concerns about the safety of the operation.

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