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T4 shelved: welcome news for rural communities

April 10, 2013

Rural community groups along the Hunter coal chain have welcomed today's news that the controversial T4 coal terminal project in Newcastle has been shelved for at least two years, perhaps permanently. "The T4 coal terminal project has been a profound threat to our entire region,"...

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CSG in retreat – Dart Energy leaves the Hunter

April 02, 2013

The Lock The Gate Alliance has welcomed today's news that coal seam gas (CSG) driller Dart Energy are suspending their operations in NSW. Dart released a statement to the Australian Stock Exchange this morning, blaming 'uncertainty created by recent NSW and Federal Government decisions' for...

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New CSG rules - Dart, AGL should stop wasting money

March 21, 2013

Lock The Gate have called on gas companies to stop exploring for gas in the Hunter vineyards, and at Fullerton Cove, following the release today of draft new coal seam gas (CSG) exclusion zones in NSW.The eagerly awaited draft regulations from the NSW Government...

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