NSW Government must give Bylong back to farmers following KEPCO’s latest legal loss

Published: September 14, 2021

Bylong Valley locals and Lock the Gate Alliance say the NSW Berejiklian Government must facilitate the buy back of land KEPCO wanted to turn into a coal mine, after the company suffered yet another embarrassing defeat before the courts.

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Empire strikes frack: Darth Lawler all but approves evil fracking plan

Published: September 13, 2021

Protect Country Alliance is flabbergasted NT Environment Minister Eva Lawler has taken the unprecedented step of “partially” approving Empire Energy’s Environment Management Plan for its controversial seven well frack project near Borroloola.

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Keith Pitt throws tantrum over court challenge to fracked gas cash splash

Published: September 08, 2021

Protect Country Alliance has slammed Resources Minister Keith Pitt’s decision to order his department to keep handing millions of taxpayer dollars to fracking companies under the “Beetaloo Cooperative Drilling Program”, despite an ongoing Federal Court case against the scheme.

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Exposed: Department of Planning directed coal mines to ignore air pollution breaches

Published: September 06, 2021

New analysis of compliance at four Hunter Valley coal mines over the past four years has revealed shocking evidence that the New South Wales Department of Planning directed coal mines to ignore breaches of air pollution conditions.

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Sussan Ley shrugs off duty to children and approves coal mine expansion beneath water catchment

Published: September 03, 2021

Lock the Gate Alliance has accused Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley of putting the health of children at risk by approving a polluting coal mine extension that will threaten Greater Sydney’s drinking water and will be operated by a company in an extremely shoddy financial situation.

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