Adani knew of pollution overflow at Abbot Point: emails

A SERIES of emails obtained through freedom of information laws appear to show Adani realised the large amount of rain falling into its storage pools at Abbot Point in Queensland during Cyclone Debbie would likely cause them to overflow onto wetlands next door to the site.

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Adani knew of pollution overflow at Abbot Point: emails Adani knew of pollution overflow at Abbot Point: emails Adani knew of pollution overflow at Abbot Point: emails Adani knew of pollution overflow at Abbot Point: emails Adani knew of pollution overflow at Abbot Point: emails

Satellite photo of the Abbot Point coal terminal beside the Caley wetlands, taken in May 2016.

The company was seeking a temporary licence to pollute wetlands around its coal export terminal at Abbot Point near Bowen with coal-laden water.