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Alliance seeks assurance on coal mines that threaten aquifers

July 30, 2013

In the wake of recent changes to Federal environment laws designed to protect water resources from coal mining and coal seam gas development, the Lock the Gate Alliance has written to the Federal Government seeking information about three controversial Queensland coal developments which, it...

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NEW AD CAMPAIGN, SAME OLD DISREGARD FOR AUSTRALIANS FROM CSG COMPANIES

July 29, 2013

The Lock The Gate Alliance has labelled the new $5M advertising campaign by the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) as a re-hashed scare campaign that is both misleading and insulting to Australians trying to protect their land and water from CSG mining....

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LEGAL CHALLENGE LODGED AGAINST 'DODGY' APPROVAL OF MAULES CREEK COAL MINE

July 19, 2013

A local environment group from north-western NSW has today lodged a legal challenge in the Federal Court against approval of the Whitehaven Maules Ck coal mine, near Narrabri, and the neighbouring Idemitsu Boggabri coal mine. Both mines were approved by the Federal Environment Minister...

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