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Lock the gate extends campaign to native forests

August 16, 2011

With the campaign to stop heavy-impact mining and gas extraction on good agricultural land and underground water well under way the Lock the Gate Alliance has decided to extend its campaign to include important natural areas not currently protected from mining. Lock the Gate...

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LNG developments in Gladstone harbour a threat to world heritage values

August 05, 2011

The Queensland and federal governments have been embarrassed by a UNESCO report expressing 'extreme concern' about liquid natural gas developments on Curtis Island and in Gladstone harbour. UNESCO indicated they considered these a potential threat to the world heritage values of the Great Barrier...

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APPEA fudges report on groundwater impacts

August 04, 2011

Statements released today by the industry body for coal seam gas, APPEA, on the groundwater impacts of CSG are not an accurate representation of an original report. Spokesperson Ross Dunne stated the study commissioned by the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) shows...

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