Singleton doctors raise concerns about coal mine air pollution and call on Ministers to visit and clear the air

Published: September 05, 2018

Over 100 people from the Hunter region, including 30 doctors, have signed a joint letter to the Ministers for Health and Environment asking them to visit and take action to improve air quality in the region.

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Queenslanders will miss out on jobs from flaws in mine rehabilitation laws

Published: August 06, 2018

Existing and approved mines in Queensland will be exempt from crucial new mine rehabilitation standards which could cost Queensland thousands of potential new jobs, according to Lock the Gate Alliance and former mining industry employees.

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ACCC report shows new gasfields won’t cut gas prices as export continues

Published: August 03, 2018

The ACCC Gas Inquiry Interim report, released yesterday, reveals there will be ongoing high gas prices for Australians into the future due to the gas export terminals linking our gas to international pricing.

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Santos exploits loophole to secure more free gas without production permit

Published: August 01, 2018

Lock the Gate Alliance says Santos is exploiting a loophole to obtain gas from the Pilliga forest, near Narrabri, and burn it in its nearby gas-fired power station without having to pay royalties to the NSW Government.

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Shenhua licence renewal moves coal mine in our Liverpool Plains food bowl one step closer

Published: July 19, 2018

Liverpool Plains farmers and Lock the Gate Alliance have condemned the move by the NSW Government to renew the Shenhua exploration licence on the Liverpool Plains, saying it was the third chance the government has had to end mining plans in our nation’s food bowl and the third time they had failed to do so.

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