NSW Government lets zombies live on until after Upper Hunter by-election

Published: May 11, 2021

The NSW Berejiklian Government has abandoned landholders across the northwest, after it delayed debate on Justin Field’s private members Bill to slay long-expired zombie petroleum licences until after the Upper Hunter by-election.

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Fracking company clears land equivalent to distance from Perth to London in Kimberley, but McGowan Government says not even a permit is needed

Published: May 10, 2021

New data analysis has revealed successive WA Governments have allowed a single fracking company to clear land in the Kimberley - much of it world-renowned tropical savannah - roughly equivalent in length to the distance between Perth and London to search for oil and gas since 2009.

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Taylor’s gas cash splash won’t wash with United Nations climate calls

Published: May 07, 2021

The Morrison Government’s outrageous decision to waste millions of taxpayer dollars propping up the polluting gas industry is totally out of step with a United Nations call to drastically slash the number of methane creating fossil fuel projects.

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Western Slopes gas pipeline demise welcome, spells further uncertainty for Santos

Published: May 06, 2021

APA Group’s failure to submit an Environmental Impact Statement for its controversial Western Slopes Pipeline by the deadline this week raises doubt over the future of the fiercely opposed Santos Narrabri gasfield, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Maules Creek case discontinued after Minister finally acknowledges the need for additional offset areas

Published: May 05, 2021

The Federal Environment Minister has varied conditions for Whitehaven’s Maules Creek coal mine, reflecting the company's recognition that it needs to purchase more critically endangered Grassy Whitebox Woodland to mitigate the impact of its controversial project.

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