No victory for Vickery: Coal mine referred but community remains opposed

Published: March 12, 2020

Approving Whitehaven’s destructive Vickery coal mine expansion would have a terrible impact on local communities, farmland, the environment, and national heritage, according to Lock the Gate Alliance. 

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Planning Commission asked to decide Narrabri gasfield despite major flaws in regulation and knowledge

Published: March 12, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance has condemned the referral of Santos’ Narrabri coal seam gas project to the Independent Planning Commission just days after a Parliamentary Inquiry found there was a severe lack of information and regulation related to the industry.

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No need for Narrabri: NSW Minister admits Narrabri gas unnecessary and agrees overdue recommendations need to be fulfilled before CSG drilling “anywhere”

Published: March 06, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed comments by NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean agreeing that coal seam gas development in the state should not proceed ahead of implementation of five-year old recommendations from the Chief Scientist.

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Committee report shows authorities should consider downstream emissions from mining and gas projects

Published: March 06, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance is urging the Berejiklian Government to scrap legislation discouraging planning authorities from considering downstream greenhouse gas emissions from coal mines or gasfields given almost universal opposition to the move. 

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Palaszczuk Govt promise to protect Channel Country rivers in disarray

Published: March 06, 2020

New Right To Information documents and mapping analysis have revealed the Palaszczuk Labor Government has opened up swathes of fragile Channel Country floodplains in Queensland's south-west to potential shale gas fracking.

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