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  • Coal and gas mining in Australia | The Australia

    Coal and gas mining in Australia. Mining has always been an important part of the Australian economy. What has changed is the unprecedented scale and pace of its expansion. This is already irrevocably altering the Australian landscape and affecting food production, water security and communities across the nation. The coal seam gas fields approved to date in Queensland will cover

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  • Australian Youngsters Take Legal Action to Stop

    12.09.2020· The class-action case argues that Australia's Environment Minister, Sussan Ley, has a legal duty to protect young people and should reject the expansion proposal. Whitehaven Coal owns the mine. It

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  • Australian state grants Whitehaven's

    (Reuters) - A New South Wales state regulator on Wednesday gave the green light for Australian miner Whitehaven Coal Ltd to proceed with the expansion of a controversial coal mine, in a blow to

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  • Eight Australian teenagers have launched legal

    Fifteen-year-old Ambrose Hayes is one of eight young Australians behind a class action calling on the federal government to stop an expansion of Whitehaven's Vickery coal mine in northern NSW.

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  • Mining New South Wales: climate change, coal

    The state is, in fact, the birth place of coal mining in Australia, with the first shipment of coal reportedly leaving the city of Newcastle in the 1799s. Today that same city is home to the world's largest coal export port, which sees around 164-172 million tonnes (mt) of coal exported annually. Annually, NSW's extractive industry provides more than 40,000 mining jobs, and generates A$1

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  • Australian Teens Bring Class Action Climate

    11.09.2020· The mine expansion would allow Whitehaven to extract another 10 million tons of coal annually, an increase of 250 percent over its original mine. Furthermore, the expansion is expected to release an extra 100 million tons of climate pollution, bringing the mine's total to roughly 370 million tons or the equivalent of about 70 percent of Australia's total carbon emissions from 2019.

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  • Australia: Glendell Coal Mine Expansion | IEA

    The Glendell open-pit coal mine that forms part of Glencore's Mount Owen coal mining operations in Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia, is proposed for expansion to more than double its annual production capacity while extending the mine life until 2044. Owned and managed by Glencore, the Mount Owen Complex comprises three open-cut mines, namely Mt Owen (North Pit), Ravensworth

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  • Coal in Australia - Wikipedia

    Coal mining in Australia has been criticized by members of the environmental movement, due to carbon dioxide emissions during combustion. This criticism is primarily directed at thermal coal, for its connection to coal-fired power stations as a major source of carbon dioxide emissions, and the link to climate change and the effects of global warming on Australia . [7]

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  • Eight Australian teenagers have launched legal

    Fifteen-year-old Ambrose Hayes is one of eight young Australians behind a class action calling on the federal government to stop an expansion of Whitehaven's Vickery coal mine in northern NSW.

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  • Australian Teenagers Take on Mining Giant Over

    Anxiety over global warming is driving this teenage campaign to stop the expansion of a coal mine near Gunnedah, 430 kilometers northwest of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales. The

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  • Australia: Anger over expansion of coal mine |

    Environmentalists in Australia are angry over the expansion of New South Wales's Metropolitan mine.Coal mining has become particularly controversial, since drought conditions worsened in Australia last year, leading to some water shortages.The Metropolitan mine is being developed underneath the Woronora reservoir, one of five main water catchments in Greater Sydney, raising

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  • The economic impacts of Australia's mining expansion

    The economic impacts of Australia's mining expansion Quick links to research from The Australia Institute The Australia Institute (TAI) has been researching the economic impacts of mining activity in Australia. This document provides a brief summary of key facts and links to TAI research papers, policy briefs and submissions currently available online. Key facts 1. Mining 'crowds out

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  • Coal | Geoscience Australia

    While Australia's mineable black coals range from Permian to Jurassic in age (280 to 150 million years old), most of Australia's black coal resources are of Permian age. Australia's principal black coal producing basins are the Bowen (Queensland) and Sydney (New South Wales) Basins. Locally important black coal mining operations include Collie in Western Australia, Leigh Creek in South

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  • Coal mine expansion 'even more' important

    24.03.2020· Federal Resources Minister Keith Pitt says approval of New Hope Coal's $900 million Acland mine expansion is ''even more'' important now. ''The Queensland government needs to

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  • Australia: Youth Sue To Stop Coal Mine Expansion

    A class action launched on behalf of young people everywhere seeks an injunction to stop the Australian Government approving an extension to Whitehaven's Vickery coal mine, arguing it will harm young people by exacerbating climate change. The injunction, filed in

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  • Australia: Glendell Coal Mine Expansion | IEA

    The Glendell open-pit coal mine that forms part of Glencore's Mount Owen coal mining operations in Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia, is proposed for expansion to more than double its annual production capacity while extending the mine life until 2044. Owned and managed by Glencore, the Mount Owen Complex comprises three open-cut mines, namely Mt Owen (North Pit), Ravensworth

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  • Australia: Anger over expansion of coal mine |

    Environmentalists in Australia are angry over the expansion of New South Wales's Metropolitan mine. Coal mining has become particularly controversial, since

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  • Australian state grants Whitehaven's

    A New South Wales state regulator on Wednesday gave the green light for Australian miner Whitehaven Coal Ltd to proceed with the expansion of a controversial coal mine, in a blow to local farming

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  • Australian Teens Bring Class Action Climate

    11.09.2020· Last month, state authorities approved the project, which was proposed by Whitehaven Coal. The mine expansion would allow Whitehaven to extract another 10 million tons of coal annually, an increase of 250 percent over its original mine.

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  • Glencore's proposed Glendell mine expansion

    MINING giant Glencore has lost the social licence to more than double annual production at its Glendell coal mine near Singleton until 2044, say doctors backing students who want no more mine expansions in the Hunter. Doctors for the Environment Australia argues the mine should close rather than expand when reserves are exhausted in 2023, because of global warming and the right of Upper Hunter

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