IPC caution on Dartbrook puts spotlight on air, social, and greenhouse impacts

Published: August 09, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance welcomes the decision by the Independent Planning Commission to refuse a five year extension of the notorious Dartbrook coal mine near Aberdeen in the Hunter Valley.

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Mining multinational KEPCO refuses to release Bylong community consultation despite GIPA request

Published: August 09, 2019

Mining company KEPCO’s attempt to keep community consultation reports for its coal exploration titles in the Bylong Valley hidden demonstrates the company’s lack of social licence in the district, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Southern states must stand firm against Morrison Government’s gas grab

Published: August 06, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance condemns the Federal Government’s attempts to bully NSW and Victoria into opening new polluting and unwanted unconventional gas fields.

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Mining-friendly federal review has the wrong end of the stick: reform needs to stop damage to regional and farming communities

Published: August 05, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance fears a Federal Government review of mining assessment regulation and time frames will further reduce the ability for regional communities to fight inappropriate and unwanted resource exploitation.

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Coal mine climate requirement a great start, but IPC should still say no to Wambo

Published: August 05, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance welcomes the Independent Planning Commission’s move to impose conditions on a planned NSW mine that would require the company to ensure countries receiving its coal are participating in efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

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