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Opposition to Reckless Coal Expansion Escalates in NSW

September 06, 2012

Community groups across NSW have stepped up action against reckless coal mining projects this week. Six people have been arrested at four different protests against the rapid and uncontrolled expansion of coal mining in NSW. On Monday two activists scaled the giant coal-crusher at...

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Excessive Police Response Seeks to Criminalise Peaceful Protest

September 06, 2012

Lock The Gate Alliance has this morning criticised the NSW Government for its excessive and heavy-handed response to peaceful protest against coal mining expansion in the Gunnedah Basin earlier this week. Three peaceful protestors arrested this week at the Boggabri Coal Mine have been...

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Coal seam gas on fire on Darling Downs

August 20, 2012

The methane burning on a property near Arrow Energy’s Daandine gas field near Dalby, Queensland is undoubtedly the result of coal seam gas operations in the area. Methane is emerging through a large crack in the ground at Daandine and has set fire to...

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