Lock the Gate welcomes drilling reprieve for Northern Rivers

Published: May 15, 2014

The Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed the announcement this morning that a controversial unconventional gas drilling approval in the Northern Rivers region has been suspended, and the company, Metgasco, referred to the ICAC.

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Three new community action groups formed to take on coal mining in Bremer Valley

Published: May 13, 2014

Concerned residents of the Bremer Valley are rallying to stop huge coal mining projects that threaten their homes and communities. On Monday night at Rosewood three more community groups were formed to fight the Ebenezer and Bremer View coal projects stretching from Ebenezer to Mount Walker and beyond. 

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Coal mining in residential areas of Bremer Valley is recipe for disaster

Published: May 09, 2014

The fight is on to stop huge coal mining projects going ahead in a residential corridor in the Bremer Valley. 

The State Government has approved two leases totalling around 9500 hectares for open cut coal mining that will gouge through the Bremer Valley, near Ipswich.

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Carmichael Mine approval by Qld Government is rushed and risky

Published: May 08, 2014

The Lock the Gate Alliance’s national president, Drew Hutton said the Queensland Government’s approval of the Carmichael mine today was “rushed and risky”.

“This mine is going to lead to a permanent reduction in groundwater and a permanent change in water quality,” Mr Hutton said.

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Carmichael Mine Approval - Shame Queensland Shame

Published: May 08, 2014

The Lock the Gate’s national president, Drew Hutton has slammed the Queensland State Government’s approval of the Carmichael mine.

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