Category Archives: Coal Expansion

Ethical Investment Information Night – 22nd July

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Preference deal stalls on coal wagon covers

LABOR’S reluctance to add its voice to community calls for mandatory covers on Hunter coal wagons has emerged as a sticking point in negotiations to secure Greens preferences in Newcastle for this month’s state election. The seat is one of … Continue reading

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T4 PAC must assess impact of China ‘dirty coal’ decision

Greens Newcastle By-election candidate Michael Osborne has called on the Planning Assessment Commission considering the controversial T4 coal loader project to seek further advice about the impact of the recent decision by China to stop importing ‘dirty’ high ash coal. “This … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuels RIP

  Newcastle Greens hopes you will attend our Forum ‘Dancing with the devil is a risk we can’t afford’ at Newcastle Town Hall on Friday May 16 at 7.30pm. Special Guests include: Jeremy Buckingham MLC; Simon Sheikh from Fossil free Australia; … Continue reading

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Dancing With The Devil: A Risk We Can’t Afford

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Public Forum 100% Renewables – Mon 17 March

 

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Review of Port Waratah Coal Services Terminal 4 Project (MP10_0125) Preferred Project Report, November 2013 – Objection – Newcastle Greens

This document outlines the important deficiencies in the “REVIEW OF PORT WARATAH COAL SERVICES TERMINAL 4 PROJECT” (the Project). The document does not focus on the obvious deficiencies of this project with respect to climate change, the unacceptable impact on … Continue reading

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Public Meeting – Correct Planning and Consultation for Mayfield

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Clear the Air in Newcastle with a Clean Air Act

It’s time we took the air we breathe more seriously. Industries continue to pump dangerous emissions into our atmosphere that have huge costs to human health – and Australia’s air quality protections are lagging behind. The Greens will deliver a … Continue reading

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A Fair Price for Clean Energy

The good news is that the Clean Energy Act is working, with pollution falling & clean energy growing. It’s time to take the next step. The bad news: just this year, Labor has cut more than $1bn from clean energy … Continue reading

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