July 25, 2021

Cotton company reaped $52m windfall in sale of water rights to government

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By Anne Davies From The Guardian UK Deal with Eastern Australia Agriculture, which was done without a tender, raises questions over taxpayer value One of Australia’s largest cotton companies, Eastern Australia Agriculture (EAA), sold water rights to the federal government in July last year for $79m and then booked a $52m gain on the sale. […]

The Editor Speaks: Cayman’s cruise ship berthing proposal gets warning about dredging

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Even before work on the Cayman Islands Environmental Assessment Agreement (EAA) that will cost us $2.5M has started one leading dive hotelier, Sunset House, has warned about the serious impact dredging could do to our dive industry. Has he jumped the gun? Shouldn’t we wait for the EAA to be completed before predictions of dire […]