Waste not want not the land at Jeebropilly

Published: October 08, 2019

Waste company Lantrak’s decision to take Ipswich City Council to court over a deeply unpopular plan to develop one of a number of huge landfills on a coal mine is a slap in the face for locals, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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After Rix’s Creek bungle, hasty review must put Hunter people first

Published: October 05, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance has called for more details to be released of a review of the Independent Planning Commission announced hastily late on Friday by the Planning Minister, and has expressed frustration that the broader community in the Hunter region are not being treated seriously as stakeholders in decisions about coal mines.
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Hunter region urged to prepare and diversify as closures loom for coal mines

Published: October 04, 2019

At least 200 submissions have been made to the inquiry into the Sustainability of Energy Supply and Resources in the NSW Legislative Assembly, many of them highlighting the importance of diversification planning and support in the Hunter region.

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Full of holes: New CSG inquiry must expose NSW Government’s lax and incomplete regulations

Published: October 03, 2019

A NSW Parliamentary inquiry into the stalled implementation of the Chief Scientist’s recommendations on regulating coal seam gas (CSG) will expose the government’s failures and strengthen calls to stop the proposed gasfield at Narrabri, according to Lock the Gate Alliance. 

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Regulator finds unlawful water take at Whitehaven's Maules Creek coal mine

Published: September 27, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance and farmers from Maules Creek have welcomed news today that the NSW Natural Resources Access Regulator, after a lengthy investigation, has found the capture of surface water at Maules Creek coal mine by Whitehaven is unlawful.

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