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Water trigger decision welcome: real test still to come

September 26, 2013

The Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed the Federal Environment Minister’s decision to apply the new Commonwealth law protecting water resources from coal mining and coal seam gas to nearly fifty resource projects seeking Government approval, but warns the real test is yet to...

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NSW Poll - 84% Support CSG Ban on Farmland

September 25, 2013

A poll released by Lock the Gate Alliance today shows that 84% of respondents in NSW support a ban on coal and coal seam gas (CSG) mining on productive agricultural lands and 74% support a ban on fracking.  The poll debunks comments made by...

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September 24, 2013

The Northern Inland Council for the Environment lodged an application for an interlocutory injunction in the Federal Court of Australia late yesterday, in a bid to prevent Whitehaven Coal from clearing important areas for the construction of the Maules Ck coal mine near Narrabri....

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