Coal train increase could encourage coronavirus, council candidates urged to oppose move

Published: March 25, 2020

Community health advocacy group Clean Air Queensland has called on Brisbane City Council candidates to oppose a controversial plan to significantly increase coal train movements through Brisbane.

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Fears fracking companies could contaminate communities with coronavirus

Published: March 21, 2020

Indigenous residents of the remote NT community of Borroloola are urgently calling on the NT Government to ban gas company workers from travelling through the Gulf and Barkly region during the coronavirus crisis.

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Sick joke: IPC should not be forced to conduct public hearings during coronavirus emergency

Published: March 19, 2020

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes’ push for the Independent Planning Commission to proceed with public hearings during the covid-19 pandemic is an alarming move, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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KEPCO’s Bylong coal mine legal challenge inconsistent with South Korea’s latest climate move

Published: March 18, 2020

Plans to build a thermal coal mine on fertile agricultural land in the Bylong Valley are increasingly at odds with new climate policies of the ruling party in South Korea.

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IPC lock out leaves NSW communities vulnerable

Published: March 16, 2020

The Berejiklian Government’s move to lock the Independent Planning Commission out of decisions on some major developments is a threat to communities battling destructive coal and gas projects, according to Lock the Gate Alliance. 

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