Be Informed and Participate

BE INFORMED RES news (Tallawang Solar and Barneys Reef Wind). Check the Project Update newsletter and register for the information session Feb 23rd  2022 The wind farms angering renewable energy fans. Could it happen here? What’s happening where in the CWO-REZ? Solar and Wind Project Tracker Check out […]

Action at the coal-face

RESEARCH GETS UNDERWAY Save The Drip and Hands on Rock MDEG’s survey/research project is underway. Getting the response of visitors (particularly non-locals) to Hands on Rock and The Drip will hopefully give us some strong ammunition to prevent transmission lines in these areas, and put pressure on DPIE regarding commitments […]

Campaign News

CAMPAIGN UPDATES               November 2021 Save The Drip (The Dripping Gorge) Mining Moolarben Coal Mine UG4 Extraction Plan DoPIE has committed to notify us when this is received by Planning (due early December). There is still uncertainty as to whether we will be able to […]

New Assessment System for NSW

RAPID ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK Changes to major project assessment in NSW from 1st October 2021 include: SEARs (Planning Secretary’s environmental assessment requirements) will expire after 2 years – ‘ensuring that EISs are always based on up-to-date environmental considerations.’ Industry-specific SEARS are being developed. ‘The department has developed a comprehensive set of […]

Celebrate Biodiversity Month!

We celebrate Biodiversity Month every September and promote the importance of connecting with nature and caring for nature in all its diversity – its biodiversity! Celebrate. Observe. Connect. CELEBRATE Bylong v. Kepco: You know the result by now – an outstanding effort from the locals and EDO. There are 3 significant […]

Bowdens amended EIS

What is going on? Proposed Lead Mine at Lue: Submissions are called for the Amended EIS for this project. So many questions – so much confusion… Why have Bowdens submitted an amended EIS for their proposed lead mine? A powerline requires realignment, but this was not assessed within the initial […]

Things are a-buzzing!

Many wattles in the district are blooming, and the insects are a-buzzing! Plenty in this newsletter to get you a-buzzing, too! Members had a delightful morning at Cullenbone TSR on Sunday 1st August 2021 Those who joined Evelyn Nicholson from Mudgee office of Central Tablelands LLS and members of the Cudgegong […]