Back to front: Whitehaven wants approval for already-completed contentious pipelines

Published: December 16, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance has slammed NSW mining compliance framework as “impotent” after mining Whitehaven Coal lodged a modification application for its Maules Creek coal mine apparently to get approval for two already-built and highly contentious water pipelines.

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Whitehaven issued cease and desist letter over use of water pipeline in parched north west

Published: December 13, 2019

Whitehaven Coal has been issued a cease and desist letter over alleged illegal construction and use of a pipeline to transport groundwater from nearby farming properties it owns to its Maules Creek mine in drought-ravaged north west NSW.

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Tax office must reign in tax dodging coal and gas giants

Published: December 12, 2019

Coal mining and gas companies exploiting Australian resources have once again dodged corporate responsibility, with some paying little or no tax in the 2017-18 financial year.

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Pepper recommendations continue to be ignored: PCA condemns Gunner Govt

Published: December 11, 2019

Baseline studies for the fracking industry are being watered down under new draft terms of reference, according to Protect Country Alliance.

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Water Trigger woes: Drought no time to flush farmers’ futures in favour of Adani

Published: December 10, 2019

The Federal Government’s decision not to apply the Federal water trigger to the North Galilee Water Scheme for the Adani Carmichael Mine is madness during a time of extreme drought, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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