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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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Planning our way out of a brown paper bag

THE latest revelations in the Independent Commission Against Corruption have highlighted the urgent need to go back to first principles to get good planning back on track in Newcastle. This is especially so in light of the Planning Assessment Commission … Continue reading

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Port support ignores residents’ concerns

WHEN Newcastle lord mayor Jeff McCloy offered ‘‘the support of the city’’ to the planned fourth coal loader in a glowing submission to the Department of Planning and Infrastructure, he did so without the authority of the council. And, in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Stop the T4 Billboard Launch

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‘Coal Dust and Your Health’ Forum

Join us to hear the results of a recent air pollution study funded and coordinated by Hunter community groups. When: Thursday 7th March 2013 5:30pm for 6pm start Where: The Lovett Gallery, Newcastle Region Library, 2nd Floor, Laman Street, Newcastle 2300 Many … Continue reading

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CTAG protest against the 4th Coal Terminal on March 16th

If you Care  ……….. About the health risks associated with coal About government collusion with vested lobby groups About lack of protection for prime agricultural lands About transport infrastructure needs for everyday people About the failure of power brokers to … Continue reading

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Together We’ll stop T4. Join the rally on Saturday March 16th

Picture this.   It’s 10am, Saturday March 16th. A perfect Newcastle morning. Hundreds of people have gathered in the park beside Customs House. Families, community groups and children. Together we declare our visions for Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. We take to the … Continue reading

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