Mining compliance blitz raises concern about coal’s legacy in the Hunter

Published: July 19, 2019

The damning outcomes of a recent compliance blitz by the NSW Resources Regulator should put the whole mining industry on notice that rehabilitation and care for the landscape are not negotiable, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Expansion of Mangoola mine will worsen Hunter Valley’s air pollution and cripple communities

Published: July 18, 2019

The proposed expansion of the Mangoola coal mine in the Upper Hunter near Muswellbrook will add to the region’s economic and social vulnerability and its poor air quality, according to Lock the Gate Alliance. 

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Call for all Queenslanders to defend the Darling Downs

Published: July 18, 2019

Queenslanders are being urged to help defend prime agricultural land from invasive coal mining, with the launch of a petition calling on the State Government to reject New Acland Stage 3.

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NSW inquiry into energy and exports gives coal communities a chance to prepare and diversify

Published: July 17, 2019

Communities in coal mining regions have called for support from the NSW Government to diversify their economies, following the establishment of a parliamentary inquiry into the sustainability of the state’s energy industry and how communities can be better prepared for change.

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Hay! Demonstration to stop Bylong coal mine held in Sydney CBD

Published: July 16, 2019

Sydneysiders have witnessed what’s at "steak" should the destructive Bylong coal mine be approved, with produce from the fertile valley brought before the Independent Planning Commission's offices as part of a peaceful demonstration on Elizabeth St in the CBD.

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