Deputy Premier admits CSG review recommendations ignored

Published: October 15, 2019

The NSW Government has admitted it ignored a major recommendation from the Chief Scientist’s Independent Review of Coal Seam Gas Activities in New South Wales.

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Hunter holds its breath for action on air quality as another mine is approved

Published: October 14, 2019

The Berejiklian Government must develop a plan to reduce dangerously high levels of pollution in the Hunter region following the approval of two open cut mines near Singleton in the last three months. 

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Federal Government plans for WA shale oil “boom” would be a fracking disaster

Published: October 14, 2019

Plans for a new federally funded round of shale oil exploration in northern WA could see a massive expansion of fracking across the state and demonstrates how both the federal and state governments are ignoring the climate crisis. 

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“Paradigm shift”: WaterNSW flushes out the truth on Dendrobium expansion plan

Published: October 11, 2019

new submission by WaterNSW ‘strongly objects’ to the Dendrobium coal mine expansion beneath Sydney’s drinking water catchment, raising very serious concerns as dam water levels continue to fall, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Channel Country too precious to sacrifice to Metgasco

Published: October 10, 2019

A company whose unwelcome drilling in the Northern Rivers region of NSW that was ultimately defeated by staunch community opposition is now exploring in Queensland’s iconic and fragile Channel Country.

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