IPC must heed Muswellbrook Council's blunt objection to Mangoola mine expansion

Published: March 01, 2021

Muswellbrook Council’s surprise decision to formally and strenuously oppose Glencore’s Mangoola coal mine expansion planned for the Wybong Valley demonstrates how utterly fed up the local community is with large, polluting coal mines.

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Morrison Government must reject Russell Vale expansion due to Wollongong Coal’s chequered history

Published: February 17, 2021

Illawarra Residents for Responsible Mining (IRRM) and Lock the Gate Alliance have written to Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley, urging her to reject Wollongong Coal’s mine expansion under the EPBC’s environmental history test.

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NSW Government foolishly suggests fracking the Far West

Published: February 16, 2021

Lock the Gate Alliance is alarmed the NSW Berejiklian Government is considering opening up large parts of the Far West of the state to fracking.

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Low diversity of tiny cave prawns proves fracking too risky in NT

Published: February 16, 2021

A lack of diversity among tiny, newly discovered crustaceans living in underground aquifers from Mataranka to Elliott demonstrates the interconnectivity of the region’s groundwater and therefore the high risk fracking poses to businesses, communities, and iconic places like the Mataranka Springs, according to a new report.

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Barilaro must be brought into line and not allowed to put drinking water at risk

Published: February 15, 2021

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and her government colleagues need to stand up to Deputy Premier John Barilaro and defend Sydney and the Illawarra’s drinking water from his latest attacks, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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