Farming water at risk if State Government acquiesces to Acland coal mine

Published: May 07, 2019

Groundwater vital for farming some of the country’s richest soils could be irreparably damaged if the Queensland Government signs off on the water licence for the next stage of the Acland coal mine on the Darling Downs.

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Santos slammed after refusing government requests for controversial CSG project

Published: May 07, 2019

Farmers and concerned citizens in north west NSW say the latest submission made by Santos about its controversial Narrabri CSG project is “arrogant” and “dangerous”, with the company refusing to provide information and commitments requested by the State Government and Narrabri Council.

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Gunner Government poised to approve open air fracking sludge ponds

Published: May 01, 2019

The gas-addicted Gunner Government has bent over backwards for big business at the expense of Territory communities again, choosing to ignore a key recommendation of the NT Fracking Inquiry.

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Climate and local impacts a concern for IPC in report on Vickery coal mine

Published: May 01, 2019

Whitehaven Coal has been exposed for failing to assess its planned Vickery coal project’s impact on global climate, local communities and the environment.

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Bill’s fracking farce fuels public protest

Published: April 24, 2019

Angry Northern Rivers residents this morning converged on the office of Labor candidate for Page Patrick Deegan after his party’s leader announced if elected he would create a $1.5 billion taxpayer-funded loans scheme to prop up fracking pipelines in northern Australia.

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