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New IEA report shows NSW government must manage coal decline

December 18, 2015

Lock the Gate Alliance is calling on the NSW Government to act to manage the structural decline of the thermal coal industry following the release of a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) dramatically revising down its projections of coal demand. 

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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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