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

Rocky Hill mine's contribution to climate change was cited as one of the key reasons for refusing the application Gloucester says it will explore other options in the area, which residents say is ...

Rocky Hill Coal Project

This means the Rocky Hill Coal Project will not proceed. GRL remains the holder of three Exploration Licences in the Gloucester Basin and will continue to undertake investigations in these areas. For more information, including Project Information sheets prepared to inform the public about coking coal and the methods proposed by GRL to minimise dust, noise and visual impacts, please click here .

The Rocky Hill residents who stopped a coal mine using the ...

Gloucester residents after their win in a NSW court against the proposed Rocky Hill open-cut coal mine in Gloucester. Credit: Janie Barrett. Normal text size Larger text size Very large text size.

Independent Planning Commission - Rocky Hill Coal Project

I will not be in Gloucester when the PAC meets there in November. My main objections to the Rocky Hill Coal Mine proposal are still that it is too close to Gloucester residences and will cause noise, dust and diesel particulate pollution; there is the potential for pollution of water supply for downstream residents and I do not believe there will be a significant increase in work for locals.

'A mine would kill Gloucester': residents have their say ...

17-02-2019· 'A mine would kill Gloucester': residents have their say about Rocky Hill From teachers to traditional owners, local people make the case for resisting coal mining in their ‘beautiful’ and ...

Gloucester Resources (“Rocky Hill ... - Environmental Law

The mine was known as the “Rocky Hill Mine Project“. The mine was proposed to be an open cut coal mine producing 21 million tonnes of coal over a period of 16 years. The impacts of the mine on climate change were only raised in the appeal because a community group, Groundswell Gloucester Inc, was permitted to intervene in it.

2NURFM Hunter News: No Appeal for Rocky Hill Coal Mine

No Appeal for Rocky Hill Coal Mine BY ALICE PEART. Mining company Gloucester Resources have confirmed they will not be appealing the decision by NSW Land and Environment Court in February this year which rejected the proposal for an open-cut mine in the Gloucester Valley.

Rocky Hill coal mine rejected by NSW Land and …

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

Groundswell Gloucester

New Poll: Gloucester Rejects Rocky Hill Coal Mine 13/7/17 Media Release: Public Meeting 17/5/17 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 ...

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Importantly, the Court found that the Rocky Hill coal project will cause a variety of serious negative social impacts to the Gloucester community, including visual, noise and dust impacts, and significant impacts to Aboriginal Cultural Heritage, stating that the mine will severely impact on people’s sense of place - especially damaging to local Aboriginal people and their connection to Country.

Rocky Hill Judgment Stands- Miner won’t Appeal - …

NSW Government should be providing clear guidance by codifying the findings of the Rocky Hill decision. The judgment (delivered on 8 February by the Chief Judge of the Land and Environment Court, Justice Brian Preston SC) refused approval of a new open cut coal mine to be built just outside Gloucester in the Upper Hunter Valley.

What does the Rocky Hill Coal Mine defeat mean? | …

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.

Court rules out Hunter Valley coalmine on climate change ...

07-02-2019· Judge rejects Rocky Hill mine near Gloucester, NSW, because of its impact on the town and ‘dire consequences’ of increasing emissions Michael McGowan and …

Litigating Science: Climate Change and the Rocky Hill …

The coal mining company, Gloucester Resources Limited (GRL), had been refused consent for the Rocky Hill mine by the Planning Assessment Commission in NSW on the grounds that it would cause unacceptable impacts for the community. GRL appealed that refusal to …

'A mine would kill Gloucester': residents have their say ...

17-02-2019· 'A mine would kill Gloucester': residents have their say about Rocky Hill From teachers to traditional owners, local people make the case for resisting coal mining in their ‘beautiful’ and ...

The Rocky Hill residents who stopped a coal mine using …

Gloucester residents after their win in a NSW court against the proposed Rocky Hill open-cut coal mine in Gloucester. Credit: Janie Barrett. Normal text size Larger text size Very large text size.

Gloucester's controversial Rocky Hill coking coal mine ...

Evidence: Climate change expert Professor Will Steffen has given evidence in Gloucester Resource's appeal against refusal of its Rocky Hill open cut coking coal mine. GLOUCESTER’S controversial Rocky Hill open cut coal mine proposal cannot be approved if Australia is to meet its obligations under the global Paris Agreement on climate change, a court has heard.

Rocky Hill coal mine rejected by NSW Land and …

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

Climate change impacts used to reject new NSW coal mine ...

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 construction.

Landmark decision blocks Gloucester Resources coal mine …

08-02-2019· Gloucester residents celebrate their win in the Land and Environment Court in Sydney against Gloucester Resources' proposed Rocky Hill open-cut coal mine. Janie Barrett

The Rocky Hill residents who stopped a coal mine using …

Gloucester residents after their win in a NSW court against the proposed Rocky Hill open-cut coal mine in Gloucester. Credit: Janie Barrett. Normal text size Larger text size Very large text size.

Landmark decision blocks Gloucester Resources coal mine …

08-02-2019· Gloucester residents celebrate their win in the Land and Environment Court in Sydney against Gloucester Resources' proposed Rocky Hill open-cut coal mine. Janie Barrett

Rocky Hill Mine Knocked Back On Climate Change Grounds

A three week hearing in August 2018 canvassed whether or not the proposed Rocky Hill Coal Mine should be built in Gloucester, a town of about 3,000 people inland on the Mid North Coast of New ...

Gloucester community delighted that Rocky Hill …

No appeal. Yesterday, May 8, the proponent of the proposed mine, Gloucester Resources Limited, announced it would not file an appeal. This means the ground-breaking judgment stands. ‘The community of Gloucester and most importantly the affected residents are absolutely delighted that they can now get on with their lives,’ said Julie Lyford, chairperson of Groundswell Gloucester.

NSW judge cites greenhouse emissions when banning …

08-02-2019· “All of the direct and indirect GHG emissions of the Rocky Hill Coal Project will impact on the environment.” Posters like this opposing the mine became a routine sight in the Gloucester area ...

Rocky Hill Gloucester Case Win - Environmental …

Rocky Hill Gloucester Case Win In February 2019, EDO secured a landmark legal victory, with the refusal of the proposed Rocky Hill coal mine in the New South Wales Upper Hunter region. A key factor in the win was the mine’s potential impacts on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.

Rocky Hill Coal Project Gloucester - Mid-Coast Council

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Rocky Hill mine near Gloucester rejected | Newcastle ...

The 764-hectare mine operation would have produced up to two million tonnes of coal per year from three open-cut pits over up to 21 years, planning documents show.  “The Department’s assessment report concluded that the project is incompatibly located with respect to the southern fringes of the nearby rural-residential area of Gloucester,” the Commission’s report stated.&nbsp ...

After win against CSG, Gloucester now battles Rocky Hill …

People living in and around Gloucester have barely drawn breath since successfully defeating AGL’s plans to turn the Gloucester Basin into a coal seam gas field. Now, they are fighting to stop a massive coal mine, the Rocky Hill Coal project. Gloucester Resources Limited (GRL) first proposed an open-cut coalmine, 900 metres from homes on productive agricultural land in 2012.

Rocky Hill appeal - EDO NSW

The community can now move forward with progressive and sustainable industry. Indeed, since the news in early 2016 regarding AGL not proceeding with their 330-well gas field, then the refusal of the Rocky Hill coal mine, house prices have risen and housing stock as well as new builds are in hot demand. Tourism this Easter weekend was very strong.

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