Bribery and betrayal: NSW gas deal could drain groundwater and worsen climate change

Published: January 31, 2020

The ‘energy deal’ announced today between NSW and Federal Governments looks designed to unleash coal seam gas drilling in north-west NSW, threatening drought-affected farmers and allowing Santos to drain 37 billion litres of groundwater.

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Bushfire inquiry will come too late if climate change is removed from planning laws

Published: January 30, 2020

Proposed legislation to remove climate change from coal and gas mine considerations must be dropped while the NSW bushfire inquiry is underway, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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$25 million won’t protect Queenslanders from Adani’s damage

Published: January 30, 2020

The rehabilitation bond held by the Queensland Government is a fraction of what would be required to clean up Adani’s mess, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Pastoralists call bull on ‘weak’ NT Government fracking land access reforms

Published: January 29, 2020

Territory pastoralists have condemned the NT Government’s proposed fracking industry land access reforms, and say the draft Bill leaves landholders in a weaker position when negotiating with gas companies.

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Fight to protect Bundy foodbowl from coal ramps up

Published: January 29, 2020

Bundaberg farmers and Lock the Gate Alliance are urging people opposed to a destructive coal mine planned for just north of the city to sign a Queensland Parliamentary Petition before the deadline tomorrow (January 30).

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