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O’Farrell shuts out mining colossus from Sydney’s water catchment – SMH

┬áBen Cubby and Sean Nicholls Sydney Morning Herald January 8, 2011 THOUSANDS of hectares of pristine wilderness on the edge of south-western Sydney, fought over by mining and environment interests for decades, will be saved and opened to the public … Continue reading

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Green win signals shift in mine approvals

Sydney Morning Herald 28th October, 2010 BHP Billiton has shelved plans for a vast new coal mine under a conservation area south of Sydney, after a scathing review by the state’s Planning Assessment Commission found that society would be better … Continue reading

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