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Coal mine compliance welcome, but loose conditions won’t protect communities

May 18, 2015

Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed the announcement that more resources and staff will be allocated to coal mine compliance and penalties for on the spot fines increased, but says compliance is only effective if adequate conditions are imposed in the first place.

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Hopeland Community Celebrates Gasfield Free Declaration Day

May 17, 2015

The Hopeland community in the Western Downs yesterday celebrated saying NO to coal seam gas (CSG) taking over their farmland, threatening their water supply and ruining their lifestyle. About 30 locals gathered at a local property where Rev. Graham Slaughter of the Uniting Church...

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