Professor Penny Sackett permitted to give evidence in farmers' legal fight against Santos

Published: March 23, 2021

The NSW Land and Environment Court has granted permission for a prominent climate scientist to provide evidence in a legal challenge to the Narrabri Gas Project.

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Berejiklian Government must not bow to South32’s bullish behaviour

Published: March 19, 2021

The Berejiklian government must not capitulate to bullish rhetoric and highly misleading claims from South32, which is threatening to go to court to overturn an independent planning decision that rejected the coal mining company’s damaging Dendrobium extension.

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Hunter can’t hold its breath for another empty draft strategy

Published: March 18, 2021

A newly released NSW clean air draft strategy repeats the same findings about coal mining and air pollution in the Hunter already canvased in a discussion paper five years ago without offering any concrete solutions to clear the air, Lock the Gate Alliance says. 

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KEPCO condemned for appealing court decision that stopped its proposed Bylong coal mine

Published: March 17, 2021

The Bylong community is outraged after KEPCO today formally launched an appeal against the 2020 NSW Land and Environment Court’s ruling that upheld the 2019 Independent Planning Commission’s decision to reject the multinational company’s Bylong Valley coal mine proposal. 

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Unpleasant proposal: Lock the Gate Alliance slams MACH’s Mt Pleasant expansion plan

Published: March 17, 2021

MACH Energy’s planned expansion of its Mt Pleasant open cut coal mine in the Hunter Valley must not proceed because it would add to already unacceptable levels of air pollution and further erode the social and economic resilience of Muswellbrook, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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