Berejiklian and Barilaro, support the Bill to slay the zombie licences

Published: October 15, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance strongly supports independent NSW MLC Justin Field’s new Bill to extinguish the zombie petroleum licences covering much of north west NSW.

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Gas company land access comments just hot air unless politicians change laws to support farmers

Published: October 12, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance is calling on Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud to put his money where his mouth is after he was reported saying farmers should be able to lock their gates to gas companies.

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Zombie PELS: Farmers’ worst fears confirmed as gas companies seek to raise expired permits from the dead

Published: October 09, 2020

North west NSW farmers say their worst fears are being realised as gas companies announce plans to raise so-called “zombie-PELs” from the dead in response to the Independent Planning Commission’s decision to greenlight the Santos Narrabri gasfield.

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Sussan Ley poised to ignore Whitehaven’s criminal history after new entity created

Published: October 08, 2020

Correspondence from Environment Minister Sussan Ley’s Department has indicated Whitehaven Coal’s full sordid history of environmental crimes may not be taken into account during the federal assessment of its Vickery coal mine because Whitehaven created a subsidiary company called Vickery Coal.

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Farmers stand firm as New Acland battle heads to High Court

Published: October 06, 2020

Darling Downs farmers and their supporters have criticised coal mining company New Hope for wanting to destroy prime agricultural land and drain precious groundwater as the battle over the New Acland Stage 3 expansion heads to the High Court today (October 6).

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