Craven backflip: Documents reveal NSW Government u-turn on coal mines and greenhouse gas emissions

Published: November 13, 2019

New freedom of information documents reveal the Berejiklian Government has reversed its position on the consideration of downstream greenhouse gas emissions in coal mine decisions in six months, following pressure from the NSW Minerals Council.

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Maules Creek closes the ring of gasfield free communities around Narrabri

Published: November 07, 2019

The Maules Creek community has formally declared itself gasfield free at a celebration in the north west NSW locality today.

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Dodgy deal for New Hope? Farmers fear special treatment for coal mine during severe drought

Published: November 06, 2019

The Oakey Coal Action Alliance is calling on the Palaszczuk Government to hold firm in the face of bizarre comments made via the media by New Hope, owners of the New Acland coal mine.

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Freedom of information: Farmers fed bulldust over Maules Creek water worries

Published: November 06, 2019

North west NSW farmers and Lock the Gate Alliance are calling on the NSW Government to prosecute coal mining company Whitehaven after the company was found to have acted unlawfully and engaged in unethical behaviour.

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Plan to Grow campaign launch to counter failure of QLD planning laws

Published: November 05, 2019

Not a single mining or gas project slated for Queensland’s best agricultural land has been refused since planning legislation was changed five years ago, according to new analysis. 

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