Queenslanders lose out as Linc Energy found guilty of major environmental harm

Published: April 10, 2018

Lock the Gate has slammed a weak regulatory regime which allowed Linc Energy to get away with serious environmental harm at its underground coal gasification plant on Queensland's Western Downs.

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Community slams Wollongong Coal attempt to dodge compliance NSW EPA opposes mining company’s plans to remove requirement to reduce Bellambi Creek pollution

Published: April 06, 2018

Lock the Gate Alliance and concerned locals have slammed troubled coal mining company Wollongong Coal (WCL) for seeking approval from the Department of Planning to remove a key condition of its mining consent. The company has also ignored an order from the Department from more than a year ago to comply with the clean up condition.

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FOI reveals Shenhua seeking to suspend government’s power to cancel mining licence Lock the Gate renews calls for Liverpool Plains coal licence to be cancelled

Published: April 02, 2018

A document released to Lock the Gate Alliance as part of a protracted freedom of information struggle with the NSW Government has revealed that coal mining company Shenhua applied to suspend a key condition which allows the government to cancel Shenhua’s mining licence.

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Back regional Territorians at risk and and ban fracking

Published: March 28, 2018

Following the release of the Final Report of the NT Fracking Inquiry, Lock the Gate is calling on the NT Government to extend the moratorium on exploration fracking until at least such a time as all risks assessments and other studies have been completed and can be considered, or to take the next step and ban fracking permanently.

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World Water Day: Launch of Queensland Regional Water & Adani Roadshow

Published: March 22, 2018

Lock the Gate Alliance and Farmers for Climate Action are marking World Water Day by launching a regional “Our Water, Our Lifeblood” speaking tour with farmers and water experts, highlighting the impacts of the Adani coal mine on Central Queensland’s water resources.

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