OUR MISSION: TO PROTECT THE VALUABLE SOIL AND WATER RESOURCES OF THE FERTILE AND HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE LIVERPOOL PLAINS

March2014


SHENHUA WATERMARK PLANNING ASSESSMENT COMMISSION COMING SOON

The Shenhua Watermark mine application is currently with the NSW Planning Department awaiting determination. The Caroona Coal Action Group is currently preparing for the Planning and Assessment Commission application and hearing which provide a final opportunity to speak on the project and raise concerns of the material harm to the environment that this project poses. CCAG has identified suitable scientific experts to ensure the community has the best representation possible.

If you would like more information on how you can help e-mail us.


Repeat offender Santos stuffs up in the Pilliga AGAIN

Posted on March 10th, by CCAG in Agriculture, CSG, Environment, Media, Newspaper, Santos, Water. No Comments

The EPA hands out little more than a slap on the wrist to Santos for uranium contamination of aquifers near the Pilliga. The offence has attracted a mere $1500 fine, which the EPA claims reflects the environmental damage. Doubtful…. See the full SMH article.

This is after being fined $52,500 earlier in the year for failing to report a spill in the Pilliga. See full article.

 


CAROONA COAL PROJECT SPECIAL COMMUNITY CONSULTATIVE MEETING

Posted on March 10th, by CCAG in Agriculture, BHP, CCAG, CCAG Events, Coal, Community, Environment. No Comments

Wednesday 26/3/14 at the Liverpool Plains Shire Council Chambers 9.00am to 12.30pm

There will be a special Community Consultative Meeting for the Caroona Coal Project where BHPB representatives and consultants will present the Caroona Coal Project Mine Plan and key findings of the Gateway Application. This will provide an opportunity for Landholders to participate in an interactive Q&A Session.

RSVP to [email protected] by the 23rd March.

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