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Fri March 28, 2014
In the latest in a series of attacks on state environmental laws, Premier Barry O’Farrell has announced plans to dramatically weaken protections for our native forests and wildlife. The NSW Government has proposed sweeping changes to the...
 
Sun April 13, 2014
The Nature Conservation Council has welcomed an announcement by the NSW Government that up to 12,000 hectares of existing national parks will be set aside as highly protected wildlife sanctuaries, aimed at bringing threatened species back from the...
 
Mon April 7, 2014
The NSW Government has colluded with big coal to ensure today’s court victory by the residents of Bulga over mining giant Rio Tinto is short-lived. NCC Campaigns Director Kate Smolski said the government’s pernicious Mining State...
 
Wed April 2, 2014
Environment groups are outraged that a company under administration has lodged an application to restart and expand a coal mine in the Gardens of Stone near Lithgow that is very similar to a project that has been rejected already by state planning...
 
Wed April 2, 2014
The Nature Conservation Council has renewed calls for the Wallarah 2 longwall coal mine expansion proposal to be rejected because of unacceptable impacts the project would have on the Central Coast’s drinking water supply and the harm it would...
 
Fri March 28, 2014
The Nature Conservation Council of NSW said today the Sugarloaf mine subsidence and remediation debacle demonstrated the need for the O’Farrell Government to protect sensitive environmental areas from coal and gas development. It also raises...
 
Thu March 27, 2014
The NSW Government’s  draft codes for self-assessable land clearing would place large areas of native vegetation at increased risk, allow the destruction of habitat vital for threatened birds, gliders and bats, and present significant...
 
 
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