Minerals Council campaign insults drought-affected farmers

Published: September 24, 2019

The NSW Minerals Council’s latest campaign attempting to discredit a recent decision by the Independent Planning Commission is an insult to farmers who are battling the drought, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Whitehaven’s workforce white lies break promises to public

Published: September 24, 2019

Mining giant Whitehaven Coal has been caught out lying about its workforce plans for the controversial Vickery project in North West NSW, with the company now planning an automated fleet in direct contradiction of previous statements supplied to the government and the public.

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Climate pledge is crap while Gunner Government allows gas companies to frack

Published: September 19, 2019

Protect Country Alliance is calling on the Gunner Government to get serious about the climate crisis and put an end to fracking in the Northern Territory after the government released its laughable draft Climate Change Response.

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Lock the Gate Alliance welcomes Kepco’s reluctance to appeal Bylong decision

Published: September 19, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance welcomes reports today from Korean news agencies suggesting KEPCO, which wanted to build a coal mine in the Bylong Valley, appears unlikely to make any appeal against the Independent Planning Commission’s decision yesterday to refuse the project. 

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Bylong victory: Jubilation as NSW Independent Planning Commission stops damaging coal mine

Published: September 18, 2019

Landholders and community groups have reacted with joy and relief after the Independent Planning Commission announced it had refused approval to a controversial coal mine in the secluded Bylong Valley, and have congratulated the NSW Government on letting the independent process run its course.

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