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In a much-hoped-for move, the NSW Government and the China Shenhua Energy Company Limited have reached a $100 million agreement in which Shenhua will withdraw its mining lease application and surrender its development consent for the Shenhua Watermark Coal project at Breeza on the Liverpool Plains.
Teaming with musician Luke Vassella, the ‘artivists’ Cloudcatcher Media last Friday released Luke’s latest single and accompanying music clip dedicated to the Liverpool plains community fighting a Chinese mining giant.
Farmers on the Liverpool Plains have expressed alarm at a NSW planning department recommendation to give the huge open-cut Watermark coal mine, near Gunnedah, the green light.
The question of whether or not mining should be allowed in the Northern Rivers has once again been raised and the issue is being brought to the table in the NSW Parliament.
Touted as their ‘first detailed policy position ahead of the Council elections’, the Byron Independents have announced their plans to expand pay parking in ‘other towns’ like Brunswick Heads and Mullumbimby.