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IPC considers linking coal export to Paris Agreement

The Independent Planning Commission has called for public comment on a condition it is considering in relation to the proposed United Wambo open-cut coal mine at Singleton in the Hunter Valley.

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Community fundraiser thanks

We would like to send a big thank you to jewellery artist Bridget Kennedy, who raised $4650 for us through her jewellery line this year.

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EDOs stand firm against attacks

Over the past week, the fossil fuel lobby has been attacking Environmental Defenders Offices and our clients in the pages of The Australian newspaper.

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A visitor from Solomon Islands

William Kadi, Senior Legal Officer with the Landowners Advocacy and Legal Support Unit of the Solomon Islands Public Solicitors Office, is spending two weeks working in the EDO NSW office.

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Peers confirm EDO lawyers are top of class

EDO NSW’s lawyers have been recognised amongst the nation’s best in the recently released Best Lawyers guide of 2020.

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Australian-based developer appeals historic decision against Solomon Islands bauxite mine

May 2019: The first and ground-breaking decision by the Solomon Islands Environment Advisory Committee (EAC) refusing development consent for a bauxite mine on Wagina Island has been appealed by the developer, Solomon Bauxite Limited (SBL).

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Large-scale Corowa ‘eco-tourism’ proposal rejected

The Western Regional Planning Panel (WRPP) has rejected a proposal to develop a 600-person ‘eco-tourism’ facility on rural land on the banks of an anabranch of the Murray River near Corowa.

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Diverse Women in Law

EDO NSW paralegal Cecilia Fonseca has become a founding member of Diverse Women in Law (DWL), a Sydney-based group that aims to work directly with women from diverse backgrounds in the legal sector.

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Video: Grazier Dugald Bucknell

A Macquarie Marshes grazier considers the interconnectedness of the human and natural forces at play in the Murray-Darling Basin from the point of view of a frog...

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Rocky Hill decision cited at IPC meeting on Dartbrook mine 

In a submission on behalf of Friends of the Upper Hunter urging the Independent Planning Commission to refuse a modification application in relation to the shuttered Dartbrook mine at Aberdeen in the Upper Hunter valley, EDO NSW has argued there were many parallels to Gloucester's fight against the Rocky Hill mine project.

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