Category Archives: Coal Expansion

Stop the coal bullies!

Rally to support Bulga and other NSW communities being pushed around by coal companies and their lackeys in the NSW Government. NSW Supreme Court (Queen’s Square, 184 Phillip St, Sydney). 9am, Wednesday August 14th, Sydney The NSW Government has joined … Continue reading

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Movie Night – Friday July 19th

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Support the call for a Special Commission of Inquiry into coal dust in the Hunter

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) recently released a report concluding that coal trains are not associated with elevated particle pollution in the Hunter. The Environment Protection Authority has used this report to argue that covering coal trains to protect … Continue reading

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Leaked coal dust report sparks call for Special Commission of Inquiry.

Media Release Wednesday 12 June 2013 The Coal Terminal Action Group is urging the NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell to set up a Special Commission of Inquiry after receiving a leaked version of the Australian Rail Track Corporation’s ‘Particulate Emissions from … Continue reading

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Albanese in hot seat with allegations of doctored coal dust report

MEDIA RELEASE – 12 June 2013 Albanese in hot seat with allegations of doctored coal dust report Responding to today’s news that a federal government report may have been doctored to downplay the air pollution impacts from coal rail transport, … Continue reading

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Greens Candidate Interviewed by NBN at Fossil Fuel Forum

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Fundraising Event to support appeal to save Camberwell and Glennies Creek

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Shelving T4 coal port is a win for public health, climate change

12 Apr 2013 The Greens today have welcomed reports that Port Waratah Coal Services has delayed Newcastle’s proposed forth coal terminal T4, calling it a testament to the strength and tenacity of the local community campaign. They are calling on … Continue reading

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Warkworth Appeal – a Win for Common Sense

Hunter Communities Network MEDIA RELEASE Monday 15 April 2013  Warkworth Appeal – a Win for Common Sense Hunter Communities Network (HCN) congratulates member group, Bulga Milbrodale Progress Association, and the NSW Land and Environment Court for overturning the NSW Government … Continue reading

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Clear the Air – Coal and Health Public Forum

Monday, 15 April 2013 with Greens Senators Richard Di Natale and Lee Rhiannon Newcastle Room, Newcastle City Hall 7pm (for 7:30pm start) All welcome. Free entry. Australian Greens spokesperson for health Dr Richard Di Natale and NSW Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon … Continue reading

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