BHP Billiton must be forced to fill in legacy voids from the Mt Arthur mine coal mine at Muswellbrook to avoid putting the Hunter River at risk for hundreds of years into the future, according to the Lock The Gate Alliance.Read more
The NSW government is attempting to sneak through changes to gas drilling regulations that will hasten approvals for a coal seam gas project at Gloucester and allow fracking to start less than 400 metres from family homes, warned Lock the Gate Alliance and Groundswell Gloucester today.Read more
The LNP is trying to ram through even more unfair and unsafe mining in Queensland with its Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Bill 2014.
The Lock the Gate spokesman, Drew Hutton said: “Coal and unconventional gas mining is just not safe but the LNP is hell-bent on forcing it onto Queenslanders regardless of the consequences.Read more
Coal seam gas companies cannot be trusted to act in the interests of domestic gas users when their east coast export hubs have already led to massive domestic gas price hikes, the Lock the Gate Alliance warned today.Read more