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10 June, 2016


10,000 people ask Santos to ditch Narrabri CSG project

Farmers and environmentalists will hand deliver petitions carrying more than 10,000 signatures to Santos's Sydney office this morning, asking new chief executive Kevin Gallagher to drop the Narrabri Gas Project in the Pilliga Forest in north-west NSW.

14 June, 2016


Wentworth Group warns new laws will “increase the rate of species extinctions”

The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists has issued a damning assessment of the Baird government’s draft Biodiversity Conservation Bill, warning it will “increase the rate of species extinctions”.

7 June, 2016


Up to 50% of coastal marine sanctuaries will be lost under NSW Government rezoning plan

Highly protected sanctuary zones in some of the state’s premier marine parks will be slashed by up to 80% under plans being considered by the Baird government, a new analysis by the Nature Conservation Council shows.


17 May, 2016


Land clearing and climate change threaten koalas in western NSW

The Baird government’s plans to allow more land clearing will increase the likelihood of koalas becoming extinct in western NSW, the NSW Nature Conservation Council has warned.

11 May 2016


Review of evidence concludes Regional Forest Agreements a failed model for forest management

Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) that have been the framework for public forest management in NSW for 20 years have failed to achieve any of their top-line aims, a new study has found.

10 May 2016


Environment groups welcome EPA’s Prosecution of Clarence

Colliery Conservation groups today welcomed the Environment Protection Agency’s top level prosecution of Centennial Coal for its coal fines pollution of the Wollangambe River near Lithgow.


9 May 2016


Court hearing to protect Sydney’s drinking water starts

A landmark court hearing to prove that the Springvale coal mine on the edge of the Blue Mountains is illegally polluting Sydney’s drinking water will start today.

4 May, 2016


Major environment groups reject inquiry report into charitable status

Key Australian environment groups today called on the Federal Environment Minister, Mr Greg Hunt, to reject recommendations of a report of an inquiry into the charitable status of environment groups.

4 May, 2016


Santos should cut its losses on worthless Narrabri CSG project

Santos should cut its losses before it wastes any more of its shareholders’ money on the worthless Narrabri coal seam gas project, the company and shareholders will be reminded at its annual general meeting in Adelaide today.


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