IPC integrity suffers new blow after disappointing Russell Vale approval

Published: December 08, 2020

The Independent Planning Commission’s decision to approve Wollongong Coal’s Russell Vale expansion beneath the Sydney-Illawarra water catchment will further damage the authority’s credibility in the eyes of the public, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Resources Regulator congratulated for rejecting Whitehaven’s bizarre attempt to avoid prosecution

Published: December 07, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance welcomes a decision by the NSW Resources Regulator to proceed with legal action against Whitehaven Coal after two of its subsidiaries attempted to escape prosecution - in part by offering to donate $50,000 to the NSW Minerals Council.

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Traditional Custodians to rally against Santos’ destructive Pilliga gasfield plans

Published: December 02, 2020

A national day of action will be held tomorrow (Thursday, December 3) as members of the Gomeroi/Gamilaroi/Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay Nation and their allies rally in opposition to Santos’ Narrabri gasfield, following Federal Government approval last week.

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Sorry Gunner, but you can’t frack the Beetaloo and achieve carbon neutrality

Published: December 01, 2020

The Territory Economic Reconstruction CommissionFinal Report’s emphasis on fracking the Beetaloo Basin is inconsistent with its support for a zero emissions NT economy, according to Protect Country Alliance.

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Commissioners urged to flush draining Dendrobium expansion plan

Published: December 01, 2020

A coalition of groups fighting to protect the greater Sydney region’s drinking water from coal mining beneath the catchment are desperately urging the Independent Planning Commission to reject South32’s destructive Dendrobium expansion.

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