Lock the Gate welcomes the Senate Inquiry relating to the establishment of a National Integrity Commission that is hearing evidence today in Sydney.
WaterNSW puts its foot down over further coal mining in Sydney’s catchment: says risks are “unacceptable”Published: April 28, 2016
The biggest water supplier in New South Wales has warned that expansion of an underground coal mine inside a Special Area of Sydney's drinking water catchment poses an “unacceptable” risk to Sydney’s water supply.Read more
The report released today from the ACCC inquiry into the east coast gas market, which calls for an end to State based gas moratoriums and regulation ignores the concerns in the community about the uncosted impacts of unconventional gas, says the Lock the Gate Alliance.Read more
New Qld Chain of Responsibility law holds mining executives accountable to pay costly mine clean up billsPublished: April 22, 2016
The Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed the passage of new laws this morning to prevent mining and resources industry executives from leaving Queensland taxpayers with costly clean up bills for developments.Read more
Startling revelations/media reports that Queensland Shadow Minister for the Environment, Stephen Bennett, leaked information about new environmental laws to the Queensland Resources Council raise serious questions about the influence of mining over the State's Opposition.Read more