McGowan criticised for not waiting until Waitsia environmental assessment complete

Published: August 17, 2020

Farmers and Lock the Gate Alliance in Western Australia are alarmed the State Government appears to have effectively given the controversial proposed Waitsia Gas Project Stage 2 the green light before waiting for the outcome of a full environmental assessment.

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OCAA welcomes support from Labor members in fight against New Acland

Published: August 15, 2020

The Oakey Coal Action Alliance has welcomed the Queensland Labor Environment Action Network’s decision to publicly endorse a policy opposing the granting of approvals to New Acland Stage 3 - at least until the High Court challenge is complete.

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Whitehaven approval proof Berejiklian Government favours coal over communities

Published: August 12, 2020

The bitterly disappointing approval of Whitehaven’s Vickery coal mine near Boggabri in north west NSW is an indictment of the Berejiklian Government’s failure to protect farmland, communities, and water resources.

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A fine day for mine rehabilitation in QLD after commissioner legislation passed

Published: August 12, 2020

The newly created role of Queensland mine rehabilitation commissioner will revolutionise the way resource companies clean up their sites, with benefits flowing to taxpayers, regional communities, and the environment.

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IPC must consider latest Whitehaven charges in assessment of Vickery

Published: August 11, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance will make an emergency submission to the NSW Independent Planning Commission in relation to Whitehaven Coal’s Vickery proposal, urging the authority to take into account 16 new charges levelled at the company today.

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