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Coal mine approvals do not provide jobs

December 16, 2015

News today that Glencore has mothballed a state government approved coal mining operation in the Hunter Valley shows that approving new coal mines does not provide jobs, says the Lock The Gate Alliance, which is calling on the NSW Government to act to manage...

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Landholders object to Boggabri coal mine water grab

December 15, 2015

Landholders around Maules Creek and Harparary areas will today lodge objections to a proposal by Idemitsu to construct a new borefield near the Namoi River to supply water to its Boggabri coal mine, after the miner found it did not have sufficient water to...

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Minister Frydenberg Fails First Test to Give Farmers Veto Over CSG

December 05, 2015

Minister Josh Frydenberg has failed to match words with action, neglecting to put the rights of landholders on the agenda at the COAG Energy Ministers meeting today. The Minister said in October that he would meet with state leaders to break the impasse on...

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