Court’s ruling is a victory over Whitehaven’s Vickery coal mine and for Australian children

Published: July 08, 2021

Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley must reject Whitehaven’s Vickery coal mine near Boggabri or she will be in breach of her duty of care to protect Australian children from the harms of climate change, according to Lock the Gate Alliance and north west NSW farmers.

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Keith Pitt slammed for Territory fracked gas cash splash

Published: July 07, 2021

Protect Country Alliance says recently demoted Morrison Government Resources Minister Keith Pitt is “counting his dinosaur eggs before they hatch” after he announced $21 million for fracking gas wells at a project that has not even received Territory environment approval.

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Santos decision shows what’s in store for farmers if Barilaro refuses to slay zombies

Published: July 06, 2021

A shocking lack of federal scrutiny over the Santos Narrabri gasfield revealed in new freedom of information documents serves as a warning for communities covered by zombie petroleum licences, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Mark Vaile withdrawal is proof Whitehaven Coal is untouchably toxic

Published: June 21, 2021

The outrage that led to Mark Vaile today declaring he will not accept the role of Chancellor at the University of Newcastle demonstrates that the company he chairs - Whitehaven Coal - is too toxic to be associated with public leadership, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Report reveals what’s at stake if government is allowed to sacrifice new land to coal

Published: June 17, 2021

A new analysis of the region earmarked for release to coal mining in Central West NSW has revealed what could be lost if Berejiklian Government plans are successful.

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