NSW Planning Department recommends approval of climate wrecking Whitehaven coal mine, admits policy incoherence

Published: January 19, 2022

Lock the Gate Alliance has slammed the NSW Planning Department for recommending approval for a Whitehaven owned coal mine expansion that would be responsible for nearly half a billion tonnes of carbon emissions, and likely cause a 10m drop in groundwater levels.

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New year, new fracking plan for the Kimberley

Published: January 18, 2022

A new fracking project in the Great Sandy Desert area of WA’s Kimberley region that will require nearly 18 million litres of water is the thin edge of the wedge as the McGowan Government continues to roll out the red carpet to the oil and gas industry.

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Territory frack fest free for all: Origin exploration plan a terrifying indicator of what’s to come

Published: January 14, 2022

Origin Energy’s newly released Environment Management Plan for four exploratory frack wells in the Northern Territory provides a terrifying glimpse into the future and the water that will be required if full scale production goes ahead, according to Protect Country Alliance.

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Fracking Queensland’s Lake Eyre Basin could unleash 300 million tonnes of GHG each year: Report

Published: January 13, 2022

A new expert analysis undertaken by Professor Ian Lowe reveals the shocking amount of greenhouse gas emissions that would be released if the fracking industry is allowed to develop gasfields in the Queensland Channel Country floodplains of the Lake Eyre Basin.

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Victory for community as Keith Pitt’s appalling behaviour renders Empire fracking grants void

Published: January 04, 2022

Protect Country Alliance wholeheartedly congratulates the Environment Centre NT on its hard fought victory against Resource Minister Keith Pitt’s foolish decision to grant millions in public funds to fracking company Empire Energy’s subsidiary Imperial Energy.

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