The environmental watchdog has recommended approval of a second waste-to-energy plant in southern Perth, just days after a Macquarie Capital consortium announced it would start construction this month on a similar facility.
The Channel 7 Telethon Trust achieved another fundraising record over the weekend, raising $38 million for medical research, but its success has not been shared across the charity sector, with Variety WA’s Carols by Candlelight the latest of several events to be cancelled due to a lack of financial support.
Clive Palmer has launched legal action against CITIC over environmental rehabilitation funds for the massive Sino Iron project in WA, just days after his estranged Chinese joint venture partner started separate litigation.
The Environmental Protection Authority will receive a $3.3 million funding boost to deal with a recent spike in proposals in Western Australia, with the government also announcing plans for a scheme to allow the outsourcing of some assessments.
The US benchmark S&P 500 stock index has closed a touch lower as strong earnings from Procter & Gamble Co were offset by ongoing concerns about rising interest rates and tensions over trade policy denting economic growth.
Oil prices have risen on signs of surging demand in China, the world's number two oil consumer, although prices were headed for a second weekly decline on swelling US inventories and concern that trade wars were curbing economic activity.
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