Whitehaven condemned for outbidding farmers for water again

Published: August 19, 2019

Whitehaven Coal has again outbid a local farmer to secure precious water for its Maules Creek coal mine during a time of unprecedented drought in NSW’s north west.

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Petition to save Darling Downs farmland receives double the signatures than competing pro-coal petition

Published: August 15, 2019

More than twice the number of Queenslanders have signed a petition to save farmland on the Darling Downs from a coal mine expansion than those who signed a counter petition in favour of the project.

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Bylong coal mine: NSW Government admits high quality farmland has never before been rehabilitated after mining in NSW

Published: August 13, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance has renewed its call for the destructive Bylong coal mine to be refused after a transcript from a high level departmental meeting revealed there are no examples of successful rehabilitation after mining and no protection for the state’s most fertile soils.

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Fracking door still open in the South West, Peel & Metro, warns Gasfield Free SW Alliance

Published: August 13, 2019

The Gasfield Free South West Alliance says the State Government has left the door open for fracking to take place in the South West, Peel and Metro regions.

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Moree council commended, but ‘zombies’ must still be slain: Lock the Gate

Published: August 12, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance strongly commends Moree Plains Shire Council on its recently reaffirmed opposition to coal seam gas, and calls on the NSW Nationals to make good on the party’s recent move to wind up ‘zombie’ petroleum exploration licences

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