The Greens NSW spokesperson on mining Jeremy Buckingham today said the O'Farrell Government was following the mistakes of the disgraced former Labor Government by renewing two large coal exploration licences over the Gloucester Valley. Renewal of the licences 6523 and 6563 appeared in the latest Government Gazette.
- Contact Details: Sydney Ideas Forum - 9351 2943
- Event Dates: Thu, 2 May 2013 6:00pm - 7:30pm
- Location: Sydney, Camperdown
- Venue: Sydney Law School, New Law School Building (F10)
A Sydney Ideas Forum: Coal Seam Gas, Coal Mining, and Environmental Justice in NSW
With the NSW Planning department today recommending the giant Cobbora coal mine in the state's Central West go ahead, the Greens are calling on the NSW Treasurer Mike Baird to honour his statements in opposition and dump this uneconomic and environmentally devastating project.
The O'Farrell government's failure to finalise its draft wind energy planning guidelines is putting at risk 4,000 new jobs and the chance to cut 17 million tonnes of carbon dioxide out the state's annual greenhouse gas emissions, according to Greens NSW MP John Kaye.
Greens NSW Senator and forests spokesperson Lee Rhiannon has congratulated Front Line Action on Coal for today’s action at Whitehaven’s Tarrawonga Mine, a proposed development which will destroy 150 hectares of both prime farmland and state forest.
Federal Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon should be working alongside the Greens to secure hearings in the Hunter of a Senate inquiry into the impacts of air quality on health in light of new research results showing coal dust levels injurious to residents' health, says Australian Greens Senator for NSW Lee Rhiannon.
Shenhua coal mine a make or break test for Strategic Regional Land Use Policy
- Event Dates: Sat, 16 Mar 2013 10:00am
- Location: Newcastle
- Venue: Customs House
Together We’ll stop T4. Join the rally.
- Contact Details: http://www.choosenuclearfree.net/tour/
- Event Dates: Sun, 10 Mar 2013 5:00pm - 7:00pm
- Location: 37 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills (near Central Station)
- Venue: NSW Teachers Federation Auditorium
Remembering Fukushima- 2 years on
5pm-7pm, Sydney 10th March
NSW Teachers Federation Auditorium
37 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills (near Central Station)