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Plibersek to give Metallica's latest effort a hearing

THE Cape Flattery silica project in Far North Queensland will be assessed for approval by federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek, following determination the project is a controlled action under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (1999).

 Cape Flattery, Far North Queensland

Cape Flattery, Far North Queensland

The project, on the eastern coastline of Cape York Peninsula, is forecast to produce 1.35 million tonnes per annum of high-purity silica sand. While it is still in the definitive feasibility study phase,...

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