- Created on Wednesday, 20 March 2013 17:38
The sudden cancellation by the O’Farrell government of a high-level meeting of farmers and environmentalists to review the state’s land clearing laws, on the day the Queensland government weakened its bushland clearing laws – has raised deep concerns amongst peak environment groups.
- Created on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 10:41
An approval for BHP Billiton to mine a highly sensitive environment in Sydney's water supply catchment is a slap in the face to the integrity of the NSW planning system and shows the excessive influence of the mining industry on NSW government decisions, Total Environment Centre said today.
- Created on Thursday, 25 October 2012 17:30
The approved destruction of the last remnant woodland remaining on the Liverpool Plain, in order to facilitate one of the world’s largest open cut coal mines, is indisputable proof that the NSW Government’s commitment to balanced land use has failed, Total Environment Centre said today.
TEC and a coalition of environment and community groups have warned Barry O’Farrell’s NSW Government that it must recognise the unacceptable impact that mining continues to have on Sydney and Illawarra’s water supply catchments.