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Newman’s greentape amendments will be sickening

July 24, 2012

The Lock the Gate Alliance says the Newman government’s Greentape Reduction Bill, which will see major amendments to the Environment Protection Act, could have dire consequences for Queenslanders’ health. “Dismantling legislation to streamline approvals for mining and gas developments will almost inevitably lead to...

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O’Farrell Government fails open and transparency test on Aquifer Interference Policy

July 19, 2012

Lock The Gate Alliance has added its voice to the chorus of criticism from farming and conservation groups over the revised NSW Aquifer Interference Policy  Lock the Gate Vice President Jacinta Green said community interest in and concern about the potential for contamination of groundwater by coal seam...

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Health crisis deepens on Western Downs

July 05, 2012

Residents of the Tara residential estate this morning blockaded the headquarters of coal seam gas company QGC in protest at the increasing numbers of local residents reporting sick and pointing the finger of blame at emissions from nearby gas fields. Traffic to and from...

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