EDO NSW

An independent community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law

Climate impacts from NSW mines

'This proposal shows that the NSW Government is not serious about climate action and in fact is actively working to prevent proper consideration and regulation of the impacts of coal projects.'

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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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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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