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Mine extended within 24 hours

The IPC has approved the proposed expansion of Rixs Creek South coal mine in the Hunter. The announcement came just 24 hours after the extended deadline for public comments on the proposal. 

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The case for sharks

The ruling to prohibit the deliberate killing of sharks on the Great Barrier Reef ignited strong public debate, with some commentary playing to fear of sharks. Yet this practice has an unacceptable impact on the already stressed ecosystem of the Reef.

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NRAR and Maules Creek

Following a lengthy investigation into a complaint submitted by EDO NSW for our client Lock the Gate, NRAR has found that alleged unlawful water capture is occurring at Maules Creek mine.

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