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Indian giant Adani’s Environmental Impact Statement on its proposed Galilee Basin Rail Line Utterly Inadequate

February 12, 2014

The Lock the Gate Alliance has slammed as “utterly inadequate” Indian conglomerate Adani’s environmental impact assessment of its proposed 300 kilometre rail line from Queensland’s Galilee Basin to Abbot Point near Bowen on the Great Barrier Reef. In its submission to the Queensland Coordinator...

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Two arrested as Santos drill rig escorted by police through Pilliga

February 11, 2014

Two women in their forties were arrested in the Pilliga forest of North West NSW this morning standing in the way of a truck convoy of Santos coal seam gas drill rig equipment. Santos was using a police escort to move the controversial drilling...

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Pilliga gas drilling rig halted by community protest

February 09, 2014

Two dozen farmers, Gomeroi Traditional Owners, local community members and supporters have risked arrest to blockade a coal seam gas drilling rig in the Pilliga forest in north west NSW this morning, saying too much damage has been done by Santos and calling for the...

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Lock the Gate urges Barnaby Joyce to stay the course

February 05, 2014

Lock the Gate is urging Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce not to bow to pressure from Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane and abandon the interests of farmers across NSW fighting inappropriate mining on their land. The call comes after media reports that Mr Joyce was backing...

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