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DEAD KOALA ELECTRICITY – BOYCOTT CALL

 

Environment groups will be urging consumers to boycott electricity generated from native forests burnt in power stations, describing the announcement by the O'Farrell government as a further attack on the state's environmental heritage.

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New longwall impact study – Sydney water catchments need extra protection

 

A NSW Government moratorium on coal seam gas (CSG) mining in Sydney's drinking water catchment is welcome but it is the threat posed by longwall coal mining that must be addressed immediately, Total Environment Centre said today.

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Miners' demands increase corruption risk

 

The mining industry is leading the NSW government down the potential corruption path, Total Environment Centre said today.

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MINING THREAT TO SYDNEY WATER SUPPLY

 

The Sydney Catchment Authority has warned that longwall mining in Sydney's drinking water supply catchment poses a serious risk to water supply, which should come as no surprise to the O'Farrell government, Total Environment Centre (TEC) said today.

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New subsidence damage shows inquiry needed more than ever

 

If the NSW Government was "serious" about the environmental damage caused to sensitive areas by longwall mining it would not block calls for a Parliamentary Inquiry or wind back environmental laws, Total Environment Centre said today.

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