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Our government has abandoned us, will you help?

Five years ago my community had a public meeting and resolved to fight Rio Tinto’s proposed Warkworth coal mine expansion in the Hunter Valley. Why? Because it would wipe out our home – the village of Bulga.

Since then we

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China aims to reduce coal use by over 80 million tonnes by 2017

“China aims to reduce coal use by over 80 million tonnes by 2017, according to an internal “clean plan” jointly authored by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Ministry of Finance.
According to a Beijing News report,

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Rio Tinto, NSW government fast-tracked approval for Warkworth coal mine, emails show

The Baird government worked “hand in glove” with Rio Tinto to accelerate a key environmental approval for a coal mine expansion in the Hunter Valley, emails obtained under freedom of information laws show.

http://www.smh.com.au/env

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