Whitehaven approval proof Berejiklian Government favours coal over communities

Published: August 12, 2020

The bitterly disappointing approval of Whitehaven’s Vickery coal mine near Boggabri in north west NSW is an indictment of the Berejiklian Government’s failure to protect farmland, communities, and water resources.

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A fine day for mine rehabilitation in QLD after commissioner legislation passed

Published: August 12, 2020

The newly created role of Queensland mine rehabilitation commissioner will revolutionise the way resource companies clean up their sites, with benefits flowing to taxpayers, regional communities, and the environment.

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IPC must consider latest Whitehaven charges in assessment of Vickery

Published: August 11, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance will make an emergency submission to the NSW Independent Planning Commission in relation to Whitehaven Coal’s Vickery proposal, urging the authority to take into account 16 new charges levelled at the company today.

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Surveys show what will be lost if Fox Resources builds its Bundaberg Coal Mine

Published: August 11, 2020

A botanical survey at a site north of Bundaberg slated for a potential coal mine has revealed numerous plant communities and bird species would be placed under threat if the project goes ahead.

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John Butler to jam against NT fracking

Published: August 11, 2020

Renowned Australian musician John Butler is the latest high profile name to publicly oppose fracking in the Northern Territory, with plans to play a protest gig via Facebook Live this Monday night (August 17).

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