Mining

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Malcolm Turnbull accuses John Barilaro of ‘gaslighting’ with claim air quality data is manipulated
Former PM says NSW deputy premier and One Nation’s Mark Latham are treating the people of the Hunter Valley with ‘complete contempt’

Royce Kurmelovs and Adam Morton

08, Apr, 2021 @8:38 AM

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Turnbull blames 'rightwing media' for dumping from NSW climate change board
Former PM claims NSW Coalition government was influenced by News Corp when it reversed his appointment to new Net Zero Emissions and Clean Economy board

Adam Morton Environment editor

06, Apr, 2021 @7:04 AM

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John Barilaro attacks Turnbull over 'war on Coalition' and says NSW 'firmly committed' to coal
NSW deputy premier says ‘there will be no moratorium on coal in the Upper Hunter or anywhere else in the state’

Adam Morton Environment editor

31, Mar, 2021 @8:57 AM

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Malcolm Turnbull backs moratorium on new coalmines in NSW
Former PM says Upper Hunter Valley mines are devastating the landscape and shortening life expectancy, and jobs focus should be on clean energy, tourism and wine

Adam Morton Environment editor

31, Mar, 2021 @1:25 AM

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Adani does not know if Queensland activist it is suing obtained confidential information, lawyers say
Guardian Australia understands Ben Pennings has rejected the company’s offer to settle the multimillion-dollar lawsuit

Ben Smee

24, Mar, 2021 @5:13 AM

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Entire villages would be wiped out if natural disaster hit dam on PNG mine, critics say
‘Rocks under where the dam will be built is not safe … If there is a fault in the structure, the dam will give way,’ says West Sepik official

Lyanne Togiba in Port Moresby and Ben Doherty Pacific Editor

14, Mar, 2021 @3:22 AM

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Boris Johnson could clash with backbenchers over coalmine
Tory MPs and local leaders in Cumbria are furious over decision to put plans for new deep mine on hold

Tobi Thomas and Peter Walker

12, Mar, 2021 @6:40 PM

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Cumbria mine: what will the public inquiry look at?
Communities secretary cited climate change and controversy for ‘calling in’ deep coalmine decision

Tommy Greene

12, Mar, 2021 @5:11 PM

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Green jobs in Cumbria could far surpass posts in coalmine, report says
Estimate comes after government reversed its position that mine plan did not conflict with climate policy

Damian Carrington Environment editor

12, Mar, 2021 @10:08 AM

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Robert Jenrick orders public inquiry into Cumbria coalmine
Move by local government secretary to call in planning application puts controversial scheme on hold

Aubrey Allegretti

11, Mar, 2021 @9:09 PM

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Juukan Gorge 'cop-out': talk about protecting Aboriginal sites goes curiously quiet in WA
In the lead-up to the state election, Indigenous heritage has barely been mentioned, despite concerns about new draft laws

Calla Wahlquist

05, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Pat Dodson calls for mining royal commission after reports of damage at Aboriginal sites
Traditional owners are ‘upset and frustrated’ after Fortescue Metals Group began land clearing at a significant site in the Pilbara without their involvement

Lorena Allam

26, Feb, 2021 @1:28 AM

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