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Independent Planning Commission Rocky Hill Coal Project

This submission is an objection to the proposed Rocky Hill coal mine at Gloucester NSW. I support the determination of the NSW Department of Planning which found that the proposed mine should not be approved and I agree with the reasons given for the rejection of the project.

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Court upholds concerns over climate change impacts in

Gloucester Resources Limited (GRL) proposed to mine seams of coal in an "idyllic" valley loed beneath Rocky Hill, close to the Mid North Coast town of Gloucester. The town has a core of dense urban development and a number of rural residential estates and smaller agricultural and agritourism properties on its outskirts.

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Opinion A justice denying a new coal mine due to climate

If Rocky Hill does become a turning point in coal mine approvals – indeed, if the longprophesied decline of the industry is now starting to accelerate – then the impact will be felt most keenly in regional areas of NSW, including the Hunter, the Central Coast and the Illawarra as well as the Southern Highlands and western areas around

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Rocky Hill Coal Project AGE Consultants

The Rocky Hill Coal Project is a proposed opencut coal mine loed approximately 100 km north of Newcastle, New South Wales. The project occurs within the Gloucester Basin and targets the Gloucester Coal Measures. AGE were engaged by R.W Corkery & Read more Rocky Hill Coal Project

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Rocky Hill coal mine rejected by NSW Land and Environment

He dismissed an appeal by developers of the controversial Rocky Hill opencut coal mine near the Mid North Coast town of Gloucester against any earlier planning rejection.

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Land and Environment Court reject Rocky Hill coal mine

Feb 08, 2019 · The controversial Rocky Hill coal mine near Gloucester will not be built following a landmark ruling in the Land and Environment Court. The court dismissed an appeal by Gloucester Resources, which

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NSW Court blocks Gloucester Resource''s Rocky Hill coking

Feb 11, 2019 · The New South Wales Land and Environment Court has rejected an appeal from Gloucester Resources regarding the refusal of its development appliion for the Rocky Hill coking coal mine.

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Rocky Hill mine refused but questions remain about the future

Dec 18, 2017 · GLOUCESTER residents are celebrating a NSW commission''s rejection of the controversial Rocky Hill coal mine, but say the yearslong battle is not over yet. Gloucester Groundswell has 4500 signatures for a petition to NSW parliament calling on the Berejiklian Government to rescind or buy back the Rocky Hill licence, after the company backing

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Coal Rocky Hill case continues rolling on

The Rocky Hill coal mine case [see: Rocky Hill mine rejected on climate change grounds] is being hailed as a landmark in "climate litigation" – and not just in Australia. So what is climate litigation? And what''s its impact on companies and governments around the world? A Sydney Morning Herald reporter has some of the answers

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Rocky Hill referred to NSW PAC MiningMonthly.com

Rocky Hill decision could mean rocky road for coal mine proposals . Activists would be invigorated by the confirmation of another way of derailing coal developments. Sustainability 18 FEB 2019. Climate change will be used in court against Rocky Hill. Sustainability 19 JUN 2018.

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Gloucester hearing begins EDO NSW

Aug 13, 2018 · Gloucester''s Rocky Hill coal mine ''climate change'' hearing begins. A landmark hearing in Australian courts that starts today will hear expert evidence about why the Rocky Hill Coal Project must be rejected to ensure that the carbon budget required to meet the global Paris climate commitment to keep temperature rise to less than two degrees Celsius is not exceeded.

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The Rocky Hill Mine Has Been Refused sydney.edu.au

Over the past decade, coal companies have been buying off land in Gloucester, fragmenting communities and pushing local residents out to make way for the proposed Rocky Hill Mine. Now that a landmark court case has terminated the mine''s future, social impact experts Dr Hedda Askland and Dr Rebecca Lawrence say that the fight is []

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The Win to Stop the Rocky Hill Coalmine Happened in the

Ultimately, the court concludes that the Rocky Hill coalmine is in the "wrong place at the wrong time." The "wrong place" because of its impact on the Gloucester Valley. And the "wrong time" because the mine will increase global greenhouse gas emissions "at a time when what is now urgently needed is a rapid and deep decrease

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Coal Council slams Rocky Hill mine rejection in NSW

The Coal Council of Australia (CCA) has condemned the New South Wales Land and Environment Court''s decision to refuse Gloucester Resources'' appeal over the Rocky Hill mine development.

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Rocky Hill open cut coal mine ''dead in the water'' after

Key points: Gloucester Resources will not appeal a decision by the NSW Land and Environment Court refusing a coal mine near Gloucester Rocky Hill mine''s contribution to climate change was cited

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2.1.6.3 Rocky Hill Coal Project Bioregional Assessments

As of June 2015, NSW Department of Planning and Environment placed the Rocky Hill Coal Project on hold. The information summarised in this section was obtained from the Rocky Hill Coal Project environmental impact statement (R.W.Corkery & Co. Pty Ltd, 2012a, 2012b) and the Rocky Hill Coal Project Groundwater Assessment (Australasian Groundwater and Environmental Pty Ltd, 2013).

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mining coal on a rocky hill mineequipments.com. Rocky Hill Coal Project The Rocky Hill Coal Project is a comparatively small, modern open cut mining proposal that, if approved, will bring jobs and other economic benefits to the

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mining coal on a rocky hill mineequipments.com. Rocky Hill Coal Project The Rocky Hill Coal Project is a comparatively small, modern open cut mining proposal that, if approved, will bring jobs and other economic benefits to the

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Climate change impacts used to reject new NSW coal mine

WHAT HAS HAPPENED? On 8 February 2019, the NSW Land and Environment Court (Court) refused development consent for a new open cut mine near Gloucester, New South Wales. The Rocky Hill Coal Project (Project) was expected to produce 21 million tonnes of coal over a period of 19 years (including rehabilitation) and support up to 110 jobs during operation and 60 jobs during

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Rocky Hill Coal Project. Project Overview The Rocky Hill Coal Project is a comparatively small, modern open cut mining proposal that, if approved, will bring jobs and other economic benefits to the people of the Gloucester area. Contact Supplier

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Rocky Hill decision rocks mining lobby Green Left Weekly

May 17, 2019 · The ruling by the NSW Land and Environment Court on February 8 to reject the Rocky Hill coalmine outside Gloucester is being felt beyond its local community and will have impliions for human rights as well as climate change policy. According to Lock the Gate Alliance: "Mining company KEPCO''s new submission to the Independent Planning Commission on its proposed Bylong Valley

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Rocky Hill coal mine case paves way for stronger legal

The ruling against the Rocky Hill open cut coal mine in NSW attracted a lot of attention for the role climate change played in the decision. But that wasn''t the only reason it got rejected – the verdict also represents a landmark legal decision for Aboriginal communities when it comes to protecting sacred lands from mining interests.

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Climate science evidence in the Rocky Hill case EDO NSW

Apr 01, 2019 · Mr Buckley''s evidence was that modelling of the international demand for coal showed that coal from the Rocky Hill project was not needed from a technology perspective – that is, the fact that the Rocky Hill mine would have produced coking coal did not mean it should be given special consideration, having regard to its climate change impacts.

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Rocky Hill Coal ~ The Judge Who Stood Up Newcastle on

An open cut coal mine is proposed. 1. There is a valley, near Rocky Hill, that a coal mine proposes to cut and fill. The Gloucester valley is a creature of a unique topographic feature. The valley is the floor of a nest, the sides being ranges east and west. The Bucketts is the rocky range to the west. The Mograni range is the mountain range to

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Rocky Hill Coal Mine and Aboriginal Heritage linkedin.com

May 08, 2019 · The Rocky Hill Coal Project will adversely impact on people''s culture in two key ways: impacts on Aboriginal culture and connection to Country and impact on heritagescenic quality.

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''Preferential treatment'': Rejected coal miner granted

Denise Gilbert at her Forbesdale residence near Gloucester, which overlooks the proposed Rocky Hill coal mine, pictured in the background. Credit: Liam Driver The commission found economic

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Rocky Hill coal mine case paves way for stronger legal

The ruling against the Rocky Hill open cut coal mine in NSW attracted a lot of attention for the role climate change played in the decision. But that wasn''t the only reason it got rejected – the verdict also represents a landmark legal decision for Aboriginal communities when it comes to protecting sacred lands from mining interests.

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Gloucester Resources Limited (GRL) Groundswell Gloucester

Forbesdale Residents tell of their Rocky Hill Pain 16/5/17 Gloucester Residents Angry about Rocky Hill Coal Mine Proposal 14/10/16 Community vows to fight Rocky Hill mine and impacts on local land and water 7/8/16 Rocky Hill Mine a Disaster for Gloucester 26/8/16 Groundswell calls on MidCoast Council to oppose Rocky Hill 23/4/14 Land Access

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Rocky Hill Coal Project » Project Status

The Rocky Hill Coal Project will not proceed. The Project was the result of extensive exploration, geological modelling, mine planning and environmental studies of the Site and surrounding areas.. Below is an outline of the Government process being followed by GRL in seeking approval for the Project.

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Gloucester won''t appeal Rocky Hill decision

Gloucester won''t appeal Rocky Hill decision A lot of the climate change argument was not about the greenhouse gases caused by using the coal the mine would produce but rather the greenhouse gases emitted to mine the coal. Login Here Login or subscribe to

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The Rocky Hill Mine Has Been Refused sydney.edu.au

Over the past decade, coal companies have been buying off land in Gloucester, fragmenting communities and pushing local residents out to make way for the proposed Rocky Hill Mine. Now that a landmark court case has terminated the mine''s future, social impact experts Dr Hedda Askland and Dr Rebecca Lawrence say that the fight is []

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The Win to Stop the Rocky Hill Coalmine Happened in the

Ultimately, the court concludes that the Rocky Hill coalmine is in the "wrong place at the wrong time." The "wrong place" because of its impact on the Gloucester Valley. And the "wrong time" because the mine will increase global greenhouse gas emissions "at a time when what is now urgently needed is a rapid and deep decrease

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Rocky Hill coal mine will not proceed MESCA

Rocky Hill coal mine will not proceed 13 May, 2019 Steve Zeppa. GLOUCESTER residents will petition the NSW Government to get rid of coal licences from their area after confirmation the Rocky Hill coal mine will not proceed.

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The win to stop the Rocky Hill coalmine happened in the

Feb 10, 2019 · The reasons the mine was rejected have made international news. The win to stop the Rocky Hill coalmine happened in the right place and just in time Big coal

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Hunter Valley coalmine ruling buoys other antimine

Feb 11, 2019 · The Rocky Hill decision was a "fantastic shot in the arm for us", said Phill Kennedy, a farmer who lives in the Bylong Valley. as well as the argument that if coal was not dug up and

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mining coal on a rocky hill. proposed open cut coal mining in Gloucester will be a rocky hell for residents. Coal Mining The Environmental Literacy Council. Coal Mining. Although it is a rock rather than a mineral (the building blocks of rocks), coal is often considered to be a mineral resource. Coal has been mined since

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What does the Rocky Hill Coal Mine defeat mean? Climate

In an Australian first, a coal mine has been knocked back on social and climate change grounds. This ruling could change the face of climate litigation forever. On the 8th of February, in a landmark decision that has left environmental groups cheering, the NSW Land and Environment Court ruled that the construction of the proposed Rocky Hill Coal Mine near Gloucester should not go ahead.

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Hunter Valley coalmine ruling buoys other antimine

Feb 11, 2019 · The Rocky Hill decision was a "fantastic shot in the arm for us", said Phill Kennedy, a farmer who lives in the Bylong Valley. as well as the argument that if coal was not dug up and

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