An independent community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law

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FOI win on offsets 

The EDO has successfully argued the public has a right to know that the Australian Government decided to accredit NSW's offsets policy despite concerns it failed to meet national environmental standards.

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Lock the Gate and Shenhua

We are representing Lock the Gate in asking for the release of information held by the NSW Government re the buy-back of the coal exploration licence for Shenhua Watermark mine on the Liverpool Plains.

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Help us defend the frontline 

Help us as we defend communities in Gloucester and the Central Coast as they defend their land, water, farms, towns and wild places against mine projects that will contribute to dangerous climate change.

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