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Sydney waste-power incinerator blocked over air quality fears

Planning commission finds ‘uncertainty’ around the massive project’s emissions — A plan for a massive waste-to-energy incinerator in western Sydney has been blocked, after the New South Wales Independent Planning Commission ruled there was “uncertainty” over human health and environmental impacts. The plant – the largest planned in the southern hemisphere – would have burned …

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Coal seam gas: NSW licences effectively extended indefinitely due to legal loophole

Gladys Berejiklian’s government accused of allowing companies to conduct ‘production by stealth’ — Licences needed for coal seam gas exploration in New South Wales have been effectively extended indefinitely past their expiry date, due to a legal loophole. Gas exploration – both conventional and coal seam gas – in the state requires a petroleum exploration …

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