Rio Tinto's new Warkworth mine application shows the system is broken

Published: March 20, 2014

News that Rio Tinto will resubmit its application for a major expansion of the Warkworth open cut coal mine in the Hunter Valley shows that the NSW mining assessment system is broken and failing communities, according to the Bulga Milbrodale Progress Association and the Lock The Gate Alliance.

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Jeff Seeney tries to hoodwink Queenslanders over ‘tough stance on miners’

Published: March 18, 2014

Queensland Deputy Premier, Jeff Seeney is trying to hoodwink Queenslanders into believing he is standing up to the mining industry to protect landholders, says the Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Seaspray locals ready to lock their community to Lakes Oil drilling

Published: March 17, 2014

As mining company Lakes Oil waits for an operations plan approval to conduct risky horizontal drilling in the Seaspray community, residents have begun to take matters into their own hands.

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Clive Palmer must be made to clean up Waratah Coal’s damage

Published: March 13, 2014

The Queensland government must stand up to billionaire miner, Clive Palmer who tomorrow will try to “weasel his way out” of his corporate and environmental responsibilities, says the Lock the Gate Alliance (LTG).

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Asbestos Contamination - CSG companies ignore health and safety of workers

Published: March 13, 2014

The National President of the Lock the Gate Alliance, Drew Hutton has slammed the coal seam gas companies for lack of accountability and recklessness with today's announcement that asbestos has been found in its drilling fluids.

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