Government’s own water report shows coal seam gas continues to drain the water that sustains the Darling Downs

Published: November 05, 2021

The latest draft Underground Water Impact Report for the Surat Basin clearly demonstrates the havoc the coal seam gas industry has wreaked beneath the Darling Downs and will continue to inflict as CSG well numbers triple in coming years.

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Tide turning against greenfield coal mine development in Australia, as early decision opposes Bundaberg proposal

Published: November 05, 2021

Lock the Gate Alliance welcomes news the ill-conceived Fox Resources plan for a coal mine on productive farming land near Bundaberg is unlikely to proceed, and says it is the latest evidence of a shift away from opening new land to coal in Australia.

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Rylstone residents celebrate Paul Toole’s recommendation against releasing their backyard to new coal mining

Published: November 03, 2021

New NSW Deputy Premier Paul Toole’s decision to recommend against opening new land west of the Blue Mountains to coal mining is a huge relief for the communities that would be impacted.

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Bravo to ECNT and EDO for fighting Keith Pitt’s fracking grant in Federal Court

Published: November 02, 2021

Protect Country Alliance stands in solidarity with the Environment Centre NT as it and the Environmental Defenders Office prepare to take on Resources Minister Keith Pitt’s grant of public cash to fracking company Imperial Oil and Gas in court.

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Fracking companies targeting polluting shale oil on Lake Eyre Basin floodplains, despite Palaszczuk promises to protect region

Published: November 01, 2021

Freedom of information documents reveal fracking companies Origin Energy and Blue Energy are targeting shale oil production across a massive swathe of fragile rivers and floodplains in Queensland’s Lake Eyre Basin - despite multiple Palaszczuk Government election promises to protect the region.

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