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8 December 2017
Coastal communities in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have launched legal proceedings against the PNG Government to obtain key documents relating to the licensing and environmental impacts of the Solwara 1 deep sea mining project.Read more
28 November 2017
Sea Shepherd Australia has today released rare whaling footage filmed on a 2008 Australian Customs mission to the Antarctic and obtained by EDO NSW under Commonwealth Freedom of Information laws.Read more
27 November 2017
The Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC), represented by public interest environmental lawyers Environmental Defenders Office NSW (EDO NSW), is bringing court action that challenges the validity of the Native Vegetation Code 2017, which enables private landholders to carry out large scale clearing of native vegetation without approval or environmental assessment.Read more
The Wollar Progress Association represented by public interest environmental lawyers, Environmental Defender’s Office NSW, is bringing court action challenging a decision by the NSW Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) to allow the extension of the Wilpinjong open cut coal mine near Wollar, Mudgee.
16 August 2017Read more
Community group’s court action forces stricter environmental protections for Queensland coal seam gas project
Community group Western Downs Alliance has successfully negotiated the addition of important environmental conditions to the Santos GLNG Gas Field Development Project in the Surat Basin, Queensland.
9 January 2017Read more
Community group Quipolly Water Action Group was today granted access to documents on the regulation of groundwater at Whitehaven Coal’s Werris Creek coal mine near the Liverpool Plains in north-west New South Wales.
24 November 2016Read more
On 14 November 2016 a legal battle begins to save a public park planned for the foreshore of Sydney Harbour. Millers Point Fund Inc, represented by public interest environmental lawyers EDO NSW, is challenging a decision by the NSW Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) to allow the Crown Casino development at Barangaroo, in Sydney, to be located on land that had been originally set aside as public parkland.
14 November 2016Read more
An appeal by community group People for the Plains, from North West NSW has begun in the NSW Court of Appeal. The appeal challenges an earlier court decision that gave Santos a green light to operate its 'Leewood' coal seam gas (CSG) wastewater treatment facility near Narrabri and the world-renowned Pilliga State Forest.
1 November 2016Read more
Community group People for the Plains has appealed the Land and Environment Court decision that gave Santos a green light to operate its 'Leewood' coal seam gas (CSG) wastewater treatment facility near Narrabri and the world-renowned Pilliga State Forest.
30 August 2016Read more
Today the Land and Environment Court gave a green light for Santos to operate its 'Leewood' coal seam gas (CSG) wastewater treatment facility near Narrabri and the world-renowned Pilliga State Forest in North-West NSW.
1 August 2016Read more