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Rocky Hill Coal Project

Proposed 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. The Project will involve mining of up to 2 Mtpa of Run-of-Mine (ROM) coal. The coal will be sized and rock removed on site before

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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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Rocky Hill Coal Project » Location

The proposed Site for the Rocky Hill Coal Project covers an area of approximately 830ha, outside the Hunter Region town of Gloucester, north of Newcastle. The

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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 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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Mining companies feel the heat over climate change

17/04/2019· "We're now starting to see, as a result of the Rocky Hill outcome, mining companies having to grapple with the role that export coal is playing in

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Rocky Hill Coal Project » Environment

Following an agreement with Yancoal Australia to enable coal from the Rocky Hill Coal Project to be processed and despatched from Yancoal’s neighbouring Stratford Mine, the 2013 EIS was amended to reflect these and other changes that have resulted in improved outcomes for the Project and community.

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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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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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Rocky Hill Coal Project » Project Information Sheets

Project Information Sheets. Coking Coal Information Sheet (PDF) Minimising Dust Information Sheet (PDF) Minimising Noise Information Sheet (PDF) Visual Amenity Information Sheet (PDF) Get the facts on mining including: Mineral Exploration and You (PDF) Mining and the Hunter Valley; Lead and the Hunter Valley (PDF) Blasting (PDF) Dust (PDF) Energy and Greenhouse (PDF) Environmental Noise

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Hunter Valley coalmine ruling buoys other anti-mine

11/02/2019· The Rocky Hill decision was a “fantastic shot in the arm for us”, said Phill Kennedy, a farmer who lives in the Bylong Valley. “The Rocky Hill proposal was minuscule compared to Bylong

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NBN News INTENTION TO APPEAL ROCKY HILL COAL MINE

13/03/2019· Mining company Gloucester Resources has announced it will be appealing a court decision on the Rocky Hill coal mine. Its development application was knocked back in the Land and Environment Court last month, due to climate change concerns. The decision was a huge win for grassroots group, Gloucester Groundswell.

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Land and Environment Court reject Rocky Hill coal mine

8/02/2019· 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

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Climate science evidence in the Rocky Hill case EDO NSW

1/04/2019· 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

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Historic Rocky Hill ruling could Newcastle Herald

Ms Lyford said battling AGL’s proposed coal seam gas mining project and later the Rocky Hill project had taken a massive toll on many within the community. “We have had people who have been hospitalised because of what these industries have wanted to do their backyards.

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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 decision rocks mining lobby Green Left Weekly

17/05/2019· 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 implications 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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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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The Rocky Hill residents who stopped a coal mine using the

Decorative coal? Why the verdict was significant. Law firms quickly recognised the decision as a landmark not just for its direct effect on the Rocky Hill project, but also for its palling

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Rocky Hill mine plans quashed in Land and Environment

Plans for a new coal mine near Gloucester, on the NSW mid-north coast, are scuttled by the Chief Justice of the Land and Environment Court, who claimed it would be in the wrong place at the wrong

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Wrong place, wrong time: Emissions cited in Rocky Hill

The Rocky Hill thermal coal mine planned for NSWs Hunter Valley has been rejected due to the dire consequences of climate change following a landmark ruling in the states Land and Environment Court.

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Rocky Hill coal project The Australia Institute

Stratford Mining Complex to process and despatch coal from Rocky Hill. The 2013 Rocky Hill Project application (the “2013 Project”) was opposed by the then Gloucester Shire Council and many other local interest groups. Over 1,370 submissions from individuals opposed the 2013 project, with 327 supporting it.

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NSW Court's ruling on climate change raises concerns for

Accordingly, the decision in Rocky Hill should not be taken as a blanket decision that will be fatal to any new coal mine proposal. Having said that, the comments of the court on this issue will be of concern for the coal mining industry, and, more broadly, the fossil fuel industry. It is a decision that any new coal mine or fossil fuel

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Rocky Hill Coal Project AGE Consultants

The Rocky Hill Coal Project is a proposed open-cut coal mine located 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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Independent Planning Commission Rocky Hill Coal Project

Dear Sir/Madam, I am the owner/manager of Yates & Twomey, a second generation retailer in Gloucester NSW I support the Rocky Hill Coal Project (SSD 5156), Stratford Extension Project MOD 1 (SSD 4966 MOD 1).The Gloucester region was developed because of resource mining, from Gold mining,cedar cutting,coal mining (1924,Gloucester Coal Limited

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Rocky Hill ruling favouring the climate over coal mine has

14/02/2019· Rocky Hill ruling favouring the climate over coal mine has 'wide-reaching consequences' Ben Potter Companies editor Updated Feb 14, 2019 — 1.41pm,first published at 1.25pm

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Opinion NSW Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions exported coal

It’s no secret that the Government’s new bill is a direct attempt to counter the influence of the NSW Land and Environment Court’s historic decision to refuse the Rocky Hill coal mine proposed near the village of Gloucester, and the NSW Independent Planning Commission’s (IPC) more recent and equally significant decision to refuse a

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