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13 September, 2016

 

Court decision proves laws too weak to protect Sydney's drinking water from mine pollution

A court has today found an underground coal mine near Lithgow can pump millions of litres of polluted water into Warragamba Dam each day and place the future of Sydney’s drinking water at risk.

8 September, 2016

 

ARENA grants will fast-track critical switch to renewables in NSW

Grants for large-scale solar photovoltaic projects announced today by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency demonstrate the importance of maintaining ARENA’s funding to fast-track Australia‘s switch to a clean-energy future.

31 August, 2016

 

Destruction of endangered woodland for Westconnex is a taste of what’s to come under Baird’s new biodiversity laws

The NSW Nature Conservation Council has called on the Baird government to protect a patch of Cooks River/Castlereagh Ironbark Forest [1] that is slated for destruction for the Westconnex motoroway development this week.

 
 
 
 
 

31 August, 2016

 

Destruction of endangered woodland for Westconnex is a taste of what’s to come under Baird’s new biodiversity laws

The NSW Nature Conservation Council has called on the Baird government to protect a patch of Cooks River/Castlereagh Ironbark Forest that is slated for destruction for the Westconnex motoroway development this week.

26 August 2016

 

Hunter Train Trip Exposes Mining’s Dirty Secrets

Concerned community members from across Sydney and the Hunter Valley will on Sunday charter a private train through the Hunter Valley to hear first hand from coal-affected community members about the damage coal-mining is causing to communities, health, land, water and our climate, as the train weaves past Hunter coal mines and power stations.

17 August 2016

 

Plans to repeal Tree Preservation Orders alarms WSROC

The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) has issued a damning assessment of the Baird government’s proposed new biodiversity and tree-clearing laws, which will see the repeal of local council Tree Preservation Orders and a likely increase in local extinctions.

 
 
 
 
 

17 August 2016

 

Sydney Coastal Councils Group oppose scrapping tree preservation orders

Sydney Coastal Councils Group Inc. (SCCG) has issued a damning assessment of the Baird government’s proposed new biodiversity and tree-clearing laws, which will see the repeal of local council Tree Preservation Orders and a likely increase in local extinctions.

17 August 2016

 

Local trees under threat because of Premier Baird’s proposed new biodiversity laws

Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (SSROC) has made a damning appraisal of the Baird government’s proposed new biodiversity and tree-clearing laws, which will see the repeal of local council Tree Preservation Orders.

17 August 2016

 

Georges River councils warn Premier Baird’s biodiversity laws will make species extinctions more likely

Georges River Combined Councils Committee Inc. (GRCCC) has made a damning appraisal of the Baird government’s proposed new biodiversity and tree-clearing laws, which will see the repeal of local council Tree Preservation Orders.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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