'Sweetheart' coal deal shows NT Govt not trustworthy on mining or fracking regulation

Published: August 23, 2016

The mining deal between the NT Government and Tristar Petroleum revealed in the Australian today demonstrates contempt for Territory voters who want to see improved transparency and safety around mining and fracking projects.
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Farmers, Traditional Owners from Every State and Territory Call for COAG to Protect Land and Water Resources, Focus on Renewables Not Gas

Published: August 18, 2016

Farmers and Traditional Owners from every state and Territory in Australia have spoken out in the lead-up to the COAG Energy Council on Friday 19 August, rejecting proposals by Federal Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg to reduce regulation of unconventional gas mining.

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Maryborough coal mine under the spotlight in Brisbane court hearing for risks to Great Sandy Strait

Published: August 15, 2016

The first hearing of a legal challenge against the proposed Colton open-cut coal mine, near Maryborough, will be held today in the Brisbane Land Court, as a local community group takes on New Hope Coal with a focus on risks to the Great Sandy Strait.

The objections by the Aldershot and District Against Mining Group relate to proposed discharge of untreated waste water from the mine into the Mary River, upstream of the Great Sandy Strait, as well impacts on the health and well-being of the local community.

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BREAKING: Fracking fight win for Northern Arnhem Land

Published: August 12, 2016

Paltar Oil and Gas withdraws their offshore fracking across the Arnhem coastlines.

 

As a powerful new documentary series STINGRAY SISTERS is rolling out this week highlighting the battle across Arnhem Land to protect coastal waters from fracking, Paltar Petroleum has announced they have withdrawn their controversial oil and gas fracking applications from the Northern Territory waters. 

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Media Release: Caroona Coal Decision Welcome; but NSW Government Must Rule out Shenhua, Deliver Permanent Protection

Published: August 12, 2016

Lock the Gate has congratulated the NSW Government on acting to buy-back the BHP Caroona coal licence on the Liverpool Plains, but called for an equally firm commitment to stop the Shenhua coal mine and to deliver permanent protection for important agricultural lands like the Liverpool Plains.

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