Pits and pollution: massive loophole in mine rehabilitation laws

Published: April 27, 2018

Lock the Gate is today calling on the Queensland Parliament to urgently fix a massive loophole in legislation that will allow mining giants to leave massive holes in the ground, mountains of waste and contaminated tailings dams.

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Community calls on Jackie Trad to make miners clean up their mess

Published: April 26, 2018

About 50 community members congregated at Jackie Trad’s South Brisbane electorate office this morning to call on the QLD government to uphold their election commitment to make mining companies clean up their mess.

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North West NSW Residents: Santos Response to EIS Submissions Weak, Inadequate

Published: April 23, 2018

The Santos Response to Submissions for the Narrabri coal seam gasfield EIS fails to address the many problems that experts and community groups have raised, leaving major data gaps that increase environmental risks.

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Botched coal mine blast triggers wine growers’ fury

Published: April 19, 2018

Hunter Valley vignerons are furious at the new owner of two of the region's biggest mines after a botched blast on Friday again sent a cloud of pollution over local farmland.

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Gunner Government puts big gas frackers above Territorians

Published: April 17, 2018

The Gunner Government has today failed Territorians, especially regional and remote Territorians, who oppose fracking due to its devastating impacts on land, water and businesses.

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