Bylong receives best Christmas gift with KEPCO kicked out of valley again

Published: December 18, 2020

The Bylong Community is once again celebrating after the NSW Land and Environment Court today dismissed an appeal brought by KEPCO against the Independent Planning Commission’s 2019 decision to reject the company’s planned coal mine.

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“All we want for Christmas is for KEPCO to be kicked out of Bylong”

Published: December 17, 2020

The Bylong community is calling on all those eager to protect prime agricultural land and celebrate Christmas at church this year to join them in a show of defiance against KEPCO at the village’s heritage-listed St Stephens.

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Morrison’s $50 million donation to frackers will lead to few jobs, threaten water

Published: December 17, 2020

The Morrison Government’s appalling decision to spend $50 million of Australian taxpayers’ cash propping up the polluting gas fracking industry in the Northern Territory will threaten communities and the environment, and will damage other existing, more sustainable industries. 

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Whitehaven guilty plea welcomed, but company must learn a lesson

Published: December 11, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance and north west NSW farmers hope Whitehaven finally takes community concerns seriously after the company pleaded guilty to all 19 charges in the Land and Environment Court this morning, which were brought against it by the NSW Resources Regulator.

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Banks to face farmers’ fury at upcoming AGMs

Published: December 10, 2020

A host of north-west NSW farmers will use upcoming annual general meetings to put the heat on three of Australia’s largest banks and call on them to stop lending to fossil fuel companies behind some of the most controversial and destructive projects in the region.

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