Don’t be mis-lead!

The adverse health effects of lead are well known. It is a naturally occurring toxic metal found in the Earth’s crust. Lead’s widespread use has resulted in extensive environmental contamination, human exposure and significant public health problems in many parts of the world. For our safety it has been taken […]

A new report says climate change, ‘inappropriate’ regulations and mine discharges a risk

Written by Joanne McCarthy Published in Newcastle Herald January 31, 2020. Read online: https://www.newcastleherald.com.au/story/6606030/the-drip-gorge-at-risk-after-groundwater-modelling-challenged/?cs=7573 A CHANGING climate, “inappropriate” mine discharge regulations and poor groundwater modelling could see the Goulburn River’s salinity reach a level where it challenges the Hunter River salinity trading scheme, a new report has found. The largest tributary […]

Korean Government-backed KEPCO is taking the only appeal path available to recover $750m Bylong mine investment

Written by Joanne McCarthy Published in Newcastle Herald December 18, 2019. Read online: https://www.newcastleherald.com.au/story/6547840/korean-energy-company-kepco-seeks-judicial-review-of-landmark-bylong-coal-mine-refusal/ A KOREAN Government-backed energy company that paid the NSW Government more than $400 million for a Bylong coal mining licence in 2010 has sought a judicial review after the mine was refused in September. KEPCO applied […]

ABC News: Climate change means the childhood you remember no longer exists

Global warming is already changing the world before our eyes — let’s see what has happened in your lifetime, and what’s in store for your future. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-12-06/how-climate-change-has-impacted-your-life/11766018?fbclid=IwAR0dMOTYbWEF89VGAuZhY_4o5wq0f7WhJt5o1ySZ5zilsqdD0-1JxYOL7lI