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Rocky Hill Coal Mine and Aboriginal Heritage

May 08, 2019 · The Rocky Hill Coal Project will adversely impact on people''s culture in two key ways: impacts on Aboriginal culture and connection to Country and impact on heritagescenic quality.

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Landmark decision blocks Gloucester Resources coal mine in NSW

Feb 08, 2019 · Chief judge Brian Preston''s decision to stop the mine on climate change fears will reverberate around the coalmining districts of the nation. Gloucester Resources'' proposed Rocky Hill

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Historic Rocky Hill ruling could influence future projects

READ MORE: Gloucester''s controversial Rocky Hill coking coal mine hears Australiafirst climate change evidence Gloucester residents tell Land and Environment Court that the Rocky Hill mine will destroy their community When fully operational the&nbspmine would have contributed 37.8 million tonnes of carbondioxide emissions.

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Coal Council slams Rocky Hill mine rejection in NSW

The Coal Council of Australia (CCA) has condemned the New South Wales Land and Environment Court''s decision to refuse Gloucester Resources'' appeal over the Rocky Hill mine development.

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mining coal on a rocky hill

mining coal on a rocky hill. proposed open cut coal mining in Gloucester will be a rocky hell for residents. Coal Mining The Environmental Literacy Council. Coal Mining. Although it is a rock rather than a mineral (the building blocks of rocks), coal is often considered to be a mineral resource. Coal has been mined since

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The impliions of the recent Rocky Hill decision for

May 21, 2019 · A recent landmark ruling by the NSW Land and Environment Court in which it refused a proposed coal mine on climate change (amongst other) grounds will have broadreaching impliions for future development and major projects across the country. The Rocky Hill

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Mining industry lashes out as NSW blocks Bylong coal project

Sep 18, 2019 · Environmental lawyers put Bylong on a hit list of coal projects in NSW immediately after the Rocky Hill judgment.. KEPCO, which has Worley engaged as

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Independent Planning Commission Rocky Hill Coal Project

This submission is an objection to the proposed Rocky Hill coal mine at Gloucester NSW. I support the determination of the NSW Department of Planning which found that the proposed mine should not be approved and I agree with the reasons given for the rejection of the project.

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Independent Planning Commission Rocky Hill Coal Project

This submission is an objection to the proposed Rocky Hill coal mine at Gloucester NSW. I support the determination of the NSW Department of Planning which found that the proposed mine should not be approved and I agree with the reasons given for the rejection of the project.

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Coal Rocky Hill case continues rolling on

The Rocky Hill coal mine case [see: Rocky Hill mine rejected on climate change grounds] is being hailed as a landmark in "climate litigation" – and not just in Australia. So what is climate litigation? And what''s its impact on companies and governments around the world? A Sydney Morning Herald reporter has some of the answers

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Major Legal Setback For Coal Mining In Australia Benzinga

Mining company Gloucester Resources Limited ("Gloucester") had sought permission from the local Department of Planning for permission to open the Rocky Hill mine for the production of a total of

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Hunter Valley coalmine ruling buoys other antimine

Feb 11, 2019 · The Rocky Hill decision was a "fantastic shot in the arm for us", said Phill Kennedy, a farmer who lives in the Bylong Valley. as well as the argument that if coal was not dug up and

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Landmark decision blocks Gloucester Resources coal mine in NSW

Feb 08, 2019 · Chief judge Brian Preston''s decision to stop the mine on climate change fears will reverberate around the coalmining districts of the nation. Gloucester Resources'' proposed Rocky Hill

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Gloucester Resources Limited (GRL) Groundswell Gloucester

Forbesdale Residents tell of their Rocky Hill Pain 16/5/17 Gloucester Residents Angry about Rocky Hill Coal Mine Proposal 14/10/16 Community vows to fight Rocky Hill mine and impacts on local land and water 7/8/16 Rocky Hill Mine a Disaster for Gloucester 26/8/16 Groundswell calls on MidCoast Council to oppose Rocky Hill 23/4/14 Land Access

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Land and Environment Court reject Rocky Hill coal mine

Feb 08, 2019 · The controversial Rocky Hill coal mine near Gloucester will not be built following a landmark ruling in the Land and Environment Court. The court dismissed an appeal by Gloucester Resources, which

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Rocky Hill Coal Project AGE Consultants

The Rocky Hill Coal Project is a proposed opencut coal mine loed approximately 100 km north of Newcastle, New South Wales. The project occurs within the Gloucester Basin and targets the Gloucester Coal Measures. AGE were engaged by R.W Corkery & Read more Rocky Hill Coal Project

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What does the Rocky Hill Coal Mine defeat mean? Climate

In an Australian first, a coal mine has been knocked back on social and climate change grounds. This ruling could change the face of climate litigation forever. On the 8th of February, in a landmark decision that has left environmental groups cheering, the NSW Land and Environment Court ruled that the construction of the proposed Rocky Hill Coal Mine near Gloucester should not go ahead.

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Rocky Hill coal mine case paves way for stronger legal

The ruling against the Rocky Hill open cut coal mine in NSW attracted a lot of attention for the role climate change played in the decision. But that wasn''t the only reason it got rejected – the verdict also represents a landmark legal decision for Aboriginal communities when it comes to protecting sacred lands from mining interests.

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Australian coal industry jolted as ''climate change'' ruling

An important part of the ruling was its rejection of the "market substitution" defence, whereby Gloucester Resources argued that if they did not mine the coal at Rocky Hill it would be mined

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Rocky Hill mine refused but questions remain about the future

Dec 18, 2017 · GLOUCESTER residents are celebrating a NSW commission''s rejection of the controversial Rocky Hill coal mine, but say the yearslong battle is not over yet. Gloucester Groundswell has 4500 signatures for a petition to NSW parliament calling on the Berejiklian Government to rescind or buy back the Rocky Hill licence, after the company backing

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Climate change ruling blocks Rocky Hill coalmine Green

May 10, 2019 · Lyford said that since early 2016, after AGL was forced into backing down from its 330well coal seam gas field, and the Rocky Hill Coal Mine refusal, house prices have risen and new industries are starting up. She said that climate change demands that we "step away from fossil fuels, embrace renewables and work towards just transitions".

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''Preferential treatment'': Rejected coal miner granted

Denise Gilbert at her Forbesdale residence near Gloucester, which overlooks the proposed Rocky Hill coal mine, pictured in the background. Credit: Liam Driver The commission found economic

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Rocky Hill Coal Mine and Aboriginal Heritage

May 08, 2019 · The Rocky Hill Coal Project will adversely impact on people''s culture in two key ways: impacts on Aboriginal culture and connection to Country and impact on heritagescenic quality.

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Climate change ruling blocks Rocky Hill coalmine Green

May 10, 2019 · Lyford said that since early 2016, after AGL was forced into backing down from its 330well coal seam gas field, and the Rocky Hill Coal Mine refusal, house prices have risen and new industries are starting up. She said that climate change demands that we "step away from fossil fuels, embrace renewables and work towards just transitions".

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Climate change impacts used to reject new NSW coal mine

WHAT HAS HAPPENED? On 8 February 2019, the NSW Land and Environment Court (Court) refused development consent for a new open cut mine near Gloucester, New South Wales. The Rocky Hill Coal Project (Project) was expected to produce 21 million tonnes of coal over a period of 19 years (including rehabilitation) and support up to 110 jobs during operation and 60 jobs during

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Rocky Hill decision rocks mining lobby Green Left Weekly

May 17, 2019 · The ruling by the NSW Land and Environment Court on February 8 to reject the Rocky Hill coalmine outside Gloucester is being felt beyond its local community and will have impliions for human rights as well as climate change policy. According to Lock the Gate Alliance: "Mining company KEPCO''s new submission to the Independent Planning Commission on its proposed Bylong Valley

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Gloucester community delighted that Rocky Hill judgment to

May 09, 2019 · ''Indeed, since the news in early 2016 regarding AGL not proceeding with their 330well gas field, then the refusal of the Rocky Hill coal mine, house prices have risen and housing stock as well as new builds are in hot demand. Tourism this Easter

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Hunter Valley coalmine ruling buoys other antimine

Feb 11, 2019 · The Rocky Hill decision was a "fantastic shot in the arm for us", said Phill Kennedy, a farmer who lives in the Bylong Valley. as well as the argument that if coal was not dug up and

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NSW Land and Environment Court refuses development

NSW Land and Environment Court refuses development approval for Rocky Hill Coal Mine Project on climate change grounds. 13 February 2019. The NSW Land and Environment Court (Court) has refused development consent for the Rocky Hill Coal Project in the Gloucester Valley, citing the mine''s likely contribution to climate change as a key reason.

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Land and Environment Court reject Rocky Hill coal mine

Feb 08, 2019 · The controversial Rocky Hill coal mine near Gloucester will not be built following a landmark ruling in the Land and Environment Court. The court dismissed an appeal by Gloucester Resources, which

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Major Legal Setback For Coal Mining In Australia Benzinga

Mining company Gloucester Resources Limited ("Gloucester") had sought permission from the local Department of Planning for permission to open the Rocky Hill mine for the production of a total of

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mining coal on a rocky hill mineequipments.com

Rocky Hill Coal Project The Rocky Hill Coal Project is a comparatively small, modern open cut mining proposal that, if approved, will bring jobs and other economic benefits to the

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