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Regional NSW needs protection from aggressive gas industry

September 25, 2014

The Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed a twelve month extension on the New South Wales Government’s freeze on new Petroleum Exploration Licences and examination of current licences, and is calling for upfront protections for water resources, farmland and bushland to be introduced as part of...

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Rural communities braced for MacFarlane's quarry economy

September 23, 2014

The Lock the Gate Alliance has described today’s Energy Green Paper as a “blueprint for a quarry economy,” criticising the Government for failing to outline a vision that will prevent Australia repeating government energy policy failures in the recent past.

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