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Government Should Side with the Community, not Rio Tinto: Alliance

June 17, 2013

The Hunter and Central Rivers Alliance has called on the NSW Government to accept the decision by the Land and Environment Court to overturn project approval for the Warkworth Coal Extension Project. Bev Smiles from the Hunter Community Network said, "the Government should get...

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It is broke and we want a say in how to fix it

June 10, 2013

For 22 years the Petroleum (Onshore) Act 1991 (NSW) has sat unchanged.  On 22 May 2013, Energy and Resources Minister Chris Hartcher introduced the Petroleum (Onshore) Amendment Bill 2013 into the Legislative Assembly. Mr Hartcher presented the amendments without the usual fanfare of NSW...

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Coalition betrays landowners again on Federal water Bill

May 15, 2013

The federal Coalition is today playing destructive games in the parliament, opposing Tony Windsor's amendment which effectively stops decisions about the impacts on water of coal and coal seam gas projects being handed back to the states. This amendment is important because the states...

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Planet Gas pulls out of New South Wales

May 14, 2013

The latest victim of landowner resistance to coal seam gas is Planet Gas which has announced its withdrawal from coal seam gas activities in the state under farm-in agreements with Leichhardt Resources. Planet Gas had tenements at Bylong, Shoalhaven and the north-west of NSW....

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