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Landowners Blockade Coal Seam Gas Project

October 27, 2011

Caroona Coal Action Group: State & Federal govts called on to intervene to protect Liverpool Plains aquifer systems Landowners from communities across the Liverpool Plains have been forced to take direct action against the mining giant Santos to stop it pushing ahead with ‘pilot...

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Strategic Cropping Land legislation won’t stop coal mines

October 26, 2011

The Lock the Gate Alliance says the ultimate worth of the worth of the Bligh government's strategic cropping land legislation being introduced into the parliament today will be measured by how many coal mines it stops from alienating good farm land. President of the...

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Miners will reap rewards of Murray Darling Basin Plan

October 26, 2011

The Lock The Gate Alliance has taken aim at the forthcoming Murray Darling Basin Plan stating only the mining industry, including coal seam gas projects, will benefit from the proposed Sustainable Diversion Limits. The Australian Government has committed over $10 billion of taxpayer funds...

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