There’s bad news if like the Nannas you are reeling from the NSW government’s approval of Whitehaven’s Narrabri Underground coal mine and another half a billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions over the next two decades.
The Independent Planning Commission (IPC) is taking submissions until Monday 21 February on Whitehaven Coal’s plan to expand its already huge coal mining operations in the North West of NSW. It’s more of the same from Whitehaven as they push for another 13 years of mining thermal coal. The same disregard for their destruction ofContinue reading “Stop Whitehaven Coal”
Whitehaven Coal is well known for their environmental offences in and near their mines in North West NSW. The most recent fine of $30,000 issued by the EPA was for polluting a creek near the Tarrawonga mine. This was their third offence of this type in two years. In August this year they were convictedContinue reading “Stop Whitehaven’s vandalism – increase fines”
The Chair of Whitehaven Coal, former Nationals leader Mark Vaille, was asked an interesting question at the AGM this week. Ava Princi, one of the Sharma vs the Minister for the Environment case litigants, asked him to explain why the company was going ahead with the Vickery coal mine when the federal court had foundContinue reading “Nannas online trip to Whitehaven AGM”
It’s been a long battle against Whitehaven’s climate wrecking new mines in northern NSW and in the Bowen Basin in Queensland. The company’s mine in the Leard State Forest at Maules Creek demonstrates their environmental vandalism, water thieving and lack of care for regulations.