New fracking-industry influenced report toes government line on gas

Published: September 22, 2021

Lock the Gate Alliance has described the Morrison Government’s latest attempt to use a fracking-industry influenced report to foist unconventional gas on farmers and communities across the country as like putting a filter on a cigarette and saying it’s safe.

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Climate catastrophe: Sussan Ley approves Vickery coal mine despite Supreme Court appeal on foot

Published: September 16, 2021

Local farmers have reacted with disbelief to Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley’s approval of Whitehaven’s polluting Vickery Coal Mine this morning despite her unresolved Federal Court appeal challenging a finding that she owes Australian children a duty of care to consider climate change harms.

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NSW Government must give Bylong back to farmers following KEPCO’s latest legal loss

Published: September 14, 2021

Bylong Valley locals and Lock the Gate Alliance say the NSW Berejiklian Government must facilitate the buy back of land KEPCO wanted to turn into a coal mine, after the company suffered yet another embarrassing defeat before the courts.

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Empire strikes frack: Darth Lawler all but approves evil fracking plan

Published: September 13, 2021

Protect Country Alliance is flabbergasted NT Environment Minister Eva Lawler has taken the unprecedented step of “partially” approving Empire Energy’s Environment Management Plan for its controversial seven well frack project near Borroloola.

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Keith Pitt throws tantrum over court challenge to fracked gas cash splash

Published: September 08, 2021

Protect Country Alliance has slammed Resources Minister Keith Pitt’s decision to order his department to keep handing millions of taxpayer dollars to fracking companies under the “Beetaloo Cooperative Drilling Program”, despite an ongoing Federal Court case against the scheme.

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