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Macfarlane's CSG Fast Track Fatal for Farming

September 05, 2013

Lock the Gate Alliance said plans by the shadow resources spokesperson, Ian Macfarlane, to fast track Coal Seam Gas (CSG) developments in NSW would be fatal to the farming communities his National Party colleagues are supposed to represent. "The announcement reported yesterday was a...

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Lock the Gate Secretary Joins Hunger Strike

September 02, 2013

Lock the Gate secretary, Sarah Moles, has joined a Brisbane hunger strike to protest Aurizon's role in exporting coal from proposed mega-mines in the Galilee basin.  Aurizon (formerly QR National) intends to bail out India's debt-ridden GVK, allowing development of the first of 3...

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LTG responds to 'Galilee exports delayed until 2017'

August 31, 2013

Lock the Gate has responded to the Australian's article 'Galilee exports delayed until 2017' saying: I'd like to point out that there are also a number of other people objecting to the Alpha mine in the Galilee Basin. Most of these are local landholders...

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Community alliance formed to tackle coal dust pollution

August 27, 2013

A new alliance of community groups today announced plans tackle the issue of particulate pollution along the West Moreton coal train line. Clean Air Queensland, a community alliance of groups and individuals including the Lock the Gate Alliance, Friends of the Earth, Rosewood District...

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