Exercise of power by former minister Greg Hunt was ‘uncertain’, says ruling, as activists celebrate ‘massive win’ for environment

The decision to approve a $130m marine supply base at Port Melville north of Darwin has been overturned by the federal court.

The ruling quashes a decision by a delegate of the former federal environment minister Greg Hunt to allow the development 120km north of Darwin to go ahead despite it not having an environmental assessment.

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Source: Guardian Environment