Morrison Govt approved delays for Adani’s threatened species habitat offset requirements

Published: January 14, 2021

Lock the Gate Alliance has slammed the Morrison Government for approving a delay of several years before Adani needs to “legally secure” land that would act as an offset for a host of endangered and threatened animals and plants.

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Pristine rivers at risk as Origin targets more than 200,000 hectares of Channel Country floodplains for fracking

Published: January 13, 2021

Fracking company Origin Energy has applied for petroleum licenses over large swathes of floodplains in Queensland’s environmentally sensitive Channel Country, in a blatant attempt to preempt a decision on the future of the floodplains by the Palaszczuk Government.

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South32 set to benefit from secret NSW Cabinet deal allowing it to drain billions of litres from water catchment unlicensed

Published: January 12, 2021

The Berejiklian-Barilaro Government has apparently signed off on a secret sweetheart deal so South32 can avoid purchasing a water license and instead pay money to the government directly to “offset” billions of litres of water that would be drained from the Sydney-Illawarra catchment area due to the company’s Dendrobium coal mine extension.

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FOI shows Santos suggested Federal subsidies for gas pipeline to its Narrabri project

Published: January 08, 2021

Santos lobbied the Morrison Government to subsidise a gas pipeline that would enable its controversial Narrabri gas project, new documents released under FOI reveal.

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Central Queensland community calls for expulsion of US coal company from United Nations signatory list

Published: January 06, 2021

Central Queensland locals have labelled American insurance giant Liberty Mutual a hypocrite for continuing with plans to build a polluting coal mine at Baralaba South, despite the company having just joined a United Nations-sponsored responsible investment program

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