mining

The Bylong community is stepping up its fight to save their valley from coal mining after the Independent Planning Commission bailed from defending its own negative assessment, writes Jim McIlroy.

The bushfire emergency has not slowed the bipartisan charge to push the planet over the climate catastrophe cliff, writes Sam Wainwright.

Community concern about the federal government’s inability to develop a coherent national energy policy was evident at the national community summit on coal power transition, writes Steve O'Brien.

For years, gas companies have been eyeing the Beetaloo Sub-basin, 500 kilometres south-east of Darwin, in the Northern Territory. Now, a compliant NT Labor administration, working hand in glove with the federal Coalition government, has emboldened them to step up production, despite widespread objections, writes Pip Hinman.

Farmers have lost an appeal to stop a coal mine extension in the Darling Downs, but they haven't given up.

Resources minister Matt Canavan jetted off to India last month to continuing the unedifying Australian government tradition of flogging the nation’s dirtiest minerals to the places that least need them, documents obtained by the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) have revealed.

It has been revealed that corporate mining giant BHP Billiton used a simple accounting trick to avoid paying iron ore royalties to the Western Australian government for over a decade. Last year, BHP took in a profit of $9.5 in iron ore from WA.

March 23, 7am. Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, 61-101 Phillip St, Sydney

In March 2020, climate criminals will descend on Sydney to plan the 'Future of Mining' amidst the expansion of fossil fuel projects across Australia. While the country burns, firefighters die, a billion animals perish and hazardous smoke poisons millions, these fossil fuel executives and their financiers want to gather to continue to profit of the destruction of the planet.

At Kent House, 141 Faulkner Street, Armidale.

For over 30 years Friends of the Earth has been running Rad Tours to SA so people can experience first-hand the social and environmental impacts of the nuclear industry.

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