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Lib-Nat-ALP abandon Maules Creek community

Friday, July 5th, 2013

The approval of Whitehaven's Maules Creek Coal Project is a devastating blow for the local farming community and environment, said Greens lead Senate candidate for NSW Cate Faehrmann. "This is devastating news for the local community who has been fighting tirelessly for years against this destructive proposal," said Ms Faehrmann. "This decision will see farmers who have been on the land for generations have no choice but to sell… Read More

Greens alarmed by Maules Creek approval

Friday, July 5th, 2013

The Australian Greens are alarmed by reports that Whitehaven Coal has been given state approval for its coal mine at Maules Creek. "We shouldn't be developing a massive, open-cut coal mine in the middle of 8000 hectares of old-growth forest at the end of the fossil fuel era," Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens mining spokesperson, said. "I am extremely concerned about allegations raised by experts that… Read More

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