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Chinchilla Family Takes QGC to Land Court for Noise Impacts and Air Emissions

March 29, 2016

An extraordinary David and Goliath battle has begun as Nood and Narelle Nothdurft and their family of 11, from Chinchilla, commence Land Court proceedings against QGC for excessive noise and air emissions from gas infrastructure on and around their property. A directions hearing is...

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Peabody bankruptcy threat must trigger coal industry closure plan

March 18, 2016

Peabody Energy, the world’s largest private-sector coal corporation, has indicated it may need to file for bankruptcy in the United States, triggering calls for intervention by Australian Governments (both state and Federal) to ensure Australian communities have support and programs to adjust and recover from the...

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Don't hand Industry unstoppable access to QLD's Ground water: Warns new radio ad campaign

March 17, 2016

 A radio advertising campaign has just begun warning of Palaszczuk government plans to hand coal mining companies the right to take unlimited associated groundwater, without obtaining a water license. Frank Ashman, a beef farmer near the Acland coal mine on the Darling Downs, is concerned...

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