Nature & the Reef

LTG seeks reasons for Blair Athol financial assurance decision

05 November, 2017

EDO Qld is acting for Lock the Gate Alliance Ltd (LTG) in the Supreme Court to obtain reasons for the Queensland Government’s decision on the amount of financial assurance required for the Blair Athol mine in central Queensland.  LTG is concerned the amount required of junior miner Orion Mining is not enough to safeguard against rehabilitation needs on the site left by former operators Rio Tinto.

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Nature & the Reef

LTG seeks reasons for Blair Athol mining lease transfer

29 August, 2017

EDO Qld is acting for Lock the Gate Alliance Ltd (LTG) in the Supreme Court to obtain reasons for the Queensland Government’s decision to approve transfer of the Blair Athol mining lease in central Queensland.  LTG is concerned about the ability of junior miner Orion Mining to meet rehabilitation requirements on the site left by former operator Rio Tinto.

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Healthy Communities

New Acland Coal Mine Stage 3 Judicial Review

17 July, 2017

In one of the largest environmental cases in Australian history, EDO Qld represented Oakey Coal Action Alliance Inc (OCAA) in their objection to the Stage 3 expansion of the New Acland Coal Mine. In an unprecedented and historic decision, the Land Court recommended outright rejection of the expansion. However, on 15 June 2017 NAC filed for judicial review of the Land Court’s decision.

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