Cya later Shenhua: Government commended for action to finally end decade-long battle

Published: April 21, 2021

Lock the Gate Alliance welcomes the Berejiklian Government’s announcement today that the destructive Shenhua coal mine slated for the Liverpool Plains will not proceed.

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Liverpool Plains locals deserve respect: Berejiklian Government must come clean on Shenhua deal

Published: April 20, 2021

Lock the Gate Alliance has called on the NSW Berejiklian Government to let farmers and Gomeroi Traditional Custodians know whether Shenhua has formally agreed to abandon plans for the Watermark coal mine on the Liverpool Plains.  

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UPPER HUNTER: Landholders shocked over Barilaro’s new coal land release voice opposition at meeting

Published: April 19, 2021

Landholders and business owners were shocked to learn of Berejiklian Government plans to open new areas of land to coal exploration in the Upper Hunter west of the Blue Mountains during a meeting held in Rylstone on Sunday.

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Palaszczuk Government’s new mining rehabilitation laws fail first test in court

Published: April 14, 2021

Queensland community groups have written to the state Environment Minister calling on the Palaszczuk Government to urgently fix loopholes in new rehabilitation legislation after a mining company was able to argue down the cost of a bond by more than $45M in court.

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Empire strikes gas: Junior gas player to be sole beneficiary of government taxpayer handout

Published: April 14, 2021

The overwhelming lion’s share of benefits to be reaped from the Morrison and Gunner governments’ foolish decision to jointly spend $217M of taxpayers’ money on roads to prop up the gas industry in the Beetaloo Basin looks set to go to a “junior” oil and gas company following a takeover announcement.

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