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Critical habitat map a good step – now it’s time to protect it.

February 29, 2024

29th February 2024  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today welcomed the release of the next phase of the Native Vegetation Regulatory map.   The map now identifies ‘vulnerable’ and ‘sensitive’ ecosystems across the...

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EPA gives up on endangered greater glider

February 16, 2024

16th February 2024 A coalition of conservation groups and forest ecologists have called on Premier Chris Minns to intervene following a decision from the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) that further threatens the endangered greater glider.  The EPA has decided to return to survey requirements...

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Gliders protected – for another week – sort of

February 09, 2024

9th February 2024  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today welcomed the decisions by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to retain the survey requirements for greater gliders for another week.  “This is a win...

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Nature NSW welcomes protection of our oceans from offshore fossil fuel extraction

February 08, 2024

7th February 2024  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today welcomed the introduction of legislation to ban offshore mineral, coal and petroleum exploration, mining and gas drilling (and associated infrastructure) in NSW waters.  “I...

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EPA decision fails endangered gliders

February 02, 2024

February 2, 2024  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today criticised in the strongest possible terms the EPA’s changes to pre-logging forest surveys.  The changes announced today will remove the requirements for Forestry Corporation...

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Federal Court ruling fails NSW’s threatened and endangered species

January 10, 2024

January 10, 2024   The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has expressed disappointment in today’s Federal Court decision to dismiss the North East Forest Alliance’s challenge to the 2018 North East NSW Regional Forest Agreement.   “It’s...

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EPA refuses to release reports on toxic pollution from Vales Point Power Station

December 14, 2023

MEDIA RELEASEDecember 14th, 2023 For nearly a year, the NSW EPA has refused to publicly release two reports that would reveal options to slash toxic coal pollution from Vales Point Power Station despite community members calling for greater transparency.  On behalf of the Nature...

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$15 million in taxpayer money used to cut down endangered glider and koala habitat. Past time to stop subsidising native forest logging.

December 01, 2023

1st December 2023  The release of Forestry Corporations' Annual report, which shows that taxpayers will again be asked to spend $15 million to subsidise native forest logging, has today been labelled “a damning indictment on our state” by Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC) CEO Jacqui Mumford ...

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