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  Coal Mine Causes Subsidence Fears

February 9, 2010
Residents in southern Lake Macquarie fear their homes could be at risk, if a local coal mine expands. The Chain Valley Bay Colliery wants to increase production by extending the mine under some properties around Summerland Point.

TV news clip

  Lack of Political Will, No Gumption

Premier Nathan Rees continues to foster his Government's contempt for the Central Coast community in allowing the Wallarah 2 Coal Project to proceed to an Environmental Assessment.

Story and TV news clips

  Garrett Encourages Anti-Mine Stance

Representatives from the Australian Coal Alliance, the Business Community and Local Government meet with Federal Minister for the Environment Peter Garrett on the 27 May 2009.

Full story and TV news clip

  Greg Piper, Member for Lake Macquarie

Response to Chikarovski Report
  Australian Coal Alliance

Response to Chikarovski Report

Wyong Shire Council

Response to Chikarovski Report


Damage to the Waratah Rivulet in the Southern Coalfields

This riverine system has been severely compromised from longwall mining beneath its river bed. The recent Southern Coalfields Inquiry has attempted to sweep the damage under the carpet. See for yourself - Watch the movie.

  Wallarah 2 Coal Project - Stateline Movie Clip

The Australian Coal Alliance's short film on the impart of the Wallarah 2 Coal Project on the Central Coast water catchment as seen on Stateline on the ABC. Play the movie.


More Movies
on the destruction of riverine systems from coal mining.

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