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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

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  • ROCKY HILL COAL MINE PROPOSAL

    The principal coal product to be produced from the Rocky Hill Coal Mine is a high fluidity coking coal i.e. a product used in Asian steel mills and is in high demand. Unlike thermal coal which is the primary coal product from the Hunter Valley and used for power generation there is no substitute for coking coal in the manufacture of steel.

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  • Australian court denies Rocky Hill coal mine over

    The NSW Land and Environment Court in Australia has rejected the proposed Rocky Hill open cut coal mine in the Hunter Valley because of the greenhouse gas pollution it would produce. Justice Brian Preston said in his ruling that the Rocky Hill project has been denied on the basis of uncertain economic benefits and adverse social and visual impacts.

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  • Impacts of coal mining and coal seam gas extraction on

    Additionally the Rocky Hill Coal Mine was refused government approvals and is also unlikely to proceed. Despite this both developments were included in the modelling. Additional groundwater drawdown (defined as that drawdown due to the expansion developments that is predicted to occur on top of that drawdown due to baseline coal mines) for

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  • Litigating Science Climate Change and the Rocky Hill Mine

    Sep 21 2020 · The Rocky Hill Mine case was a landmark legal action for Australia. The Rocky Hill Mine was the first coal mine to be rejected by an Australian Court on the basis of climate change. In the second edition of our QUT Global Law Science and Technology Seminar Series Elaine Johnson (head of the legal team representing the local community

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  • The implications of the recent Rocky Hill decision for

    The implications of the recent Rocky Hill decision for major development 07 May 2019 A recent landmark ruling by the NSW Land and Environment Court in which it refused a proposed coal mine on climate change (amongst other) grounds will have broad-reaching implications for future development and major projects across the country.

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  • NSW coal mine ruled out due to climate change in

    "This NSW Land and Environment Court decision this morning on the Rocky Hill coal mine is a landmark case setting an excellent precedent that carbon emissions need to be included in any

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  • Rocky Hill Coal ProjectAGE 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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  • Coal ruling risks up to 100bn in projects

    The Rocky Hill coking coal mine planned for the Hunter Valle­y was rejected yesterday after the NSW Land and Environment Court cited the "dire consequences" of the coal project on global

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  • "Wrong placewrong time"Key implications of the

    Feb 20 2019 · What happened The Chief Judge of the NSW Land and Environment Court in Australia has upheld the decision of the NSW Minister for Planning s delegate to refuse planning approval for the proposed Rocky Hill Coal Project near the town of Gloucester. Why is it important The Court s decision is as far as we are aware the first time an Australian project has been refused on the basis that it

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  • Landmark decision blocks Gloucester Resources coal mine in

    Feb 08 2019 · In an appeal decision being hailed as a landmark that could further tighten the screws on the coal industry the NSW Land and Environment Court has blocked Gloucester Resources proposed Rocky

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  • Independent Planning CommissionRocky 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 Coal Project (SSD 5156)

    Gloucester Resources Limited (GRL) is seeking to establish and operate the Rocky Hill Coal Project (project) a new open cut coal mining operation 5 kilometres south of Gloucester in the Gloucester Valley in the former Gloucester Shire now MidCoast Council local government area.

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  • Land and Environment Court reject Rocky Hill coal mine

    Feb 08 2019 · Rocky Hill coal mine will not be built Land and Environment Court 1 year 7 months ago Land and Environment Court reject Rocky Hill coal mine appeal Matthew Kelly Matt_Kell01 8

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  • Major legal setback for coal mining in Australia

    Mining company Gloucester Resources Limited ("Gloucester") had sought permission from the local Department of Planning for permission to open the Rocky Hill mine for the production of a total of 21 million tonnes of metallurgical coal which is used in the creation of steel.

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  • CoalRocky Hill case continues rolling on

    But whether it is the Rocky Hill case another against Adani s Carmichael mine or even a new coal-fired power plant companies know they must account for tighter carbon constraints sooner or later. "Even if the Gloucester mine decision is overturned companies have to

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  • Landmark decision blocks Gloucester Resources coal mine in

    Feb 08 2019 · In an appeal decision being hailed as a landmark that could further tighten the screws on the coal industry the NSW Land and Environment Court has blocked Gloucester Resources proposed Rocky

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  • Gloucester Resources Rocky Hill open cut coal mine NSW

    Project details Gloucester Resources Limited described the Rocky Hill coal project as a "comparatively small modern open cut mining proposal" with a project site covering an area of around 830 hectares including the mining area and a private haul road linking it with the nearby Stratford Mining Complex 4 .

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  • NSW court blocks Gloucester coal Australian Mining

    The New South Wales Land and Environment Court has rejected an appeal from miner Gloucester Resources regarding the refusal of its development application for the Rocky Hill coking coal mine.

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  • Rocky Hill decision rocks mining lobby Green Left

    May 17 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 coal

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  • Rocky Hill Coal ProjectAGE 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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    mining in rocky mountain national park National Park Service. Jun 25 2002 . Placer mining of minerals on or near the surface was .. claim lays on steep side hills which slope to south and Fall River and this State. Contact US Rocky Hill coal mine on rocky ground . Newcastle Herald. Oct 23 2017 .

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  • Australian court denies Rocky Hill coal mine over

    The NSW Land and Environment Court in Australia has rejected the proposed Rocky Hill open cut coal mine in the Hunter Valley because of the greenhouse gas pollution it would produce. Justice Brian Preston said in his ruling that the Rocky Hill project has been denied on the basis of uncertain economic benefits and adverse social and visual impacts.

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  • Hunter Valley coalmine ruling buoys other anti-mine

    Feb 11 2019 · Bylong Valley residents hope Rocky Hill decision will sway state commission to reject proposed open-cut mine Lisa Cox Mon 11 Feb 2019 02.17

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  • What does the Rocky Hill Coal Mine defeat mean Climate

    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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  • Opinion A justice denying a new coal mine due to climate

    If Rocky Hill does become a turning point in coal mine approvalsindeed if the long-prophesied decline of the industry is now starting to acceleratethen the impact will be felt most keenly in regional areas of NSW including the Hunter the Central Coast and the Illawarra as well as the Southern Highlands and western areas around

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  • Climate change cited in coal mine refusal

    Feb 15 2019 · The controversial Rocky Hill open-cut coal mine is located in NSW s Hunter Valley near the Mid North Coast town of Gloucester. The ruling dismissed Gloucester Resources appeal of the Department of Planning and Environment s 2017 decision to not approve the mine. At the time the state s Planning Minister Anthony Roberts refused a mining

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  • Landmark Rocky Hill ruling could pave the way for more

    On Friday Chief Judge Brian Preston of the New South Wales Land and Environment Court handed down a landmark judgement confirming a decision to refuse a new open-cut coal mine near Gloucester in the Hunter Valley. The proposed Rocky Hill mine s contribution to climate change was one of the key reasons cited for refusing the application.

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  • Rocky Hill coal projectThe 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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  • Independent Planning CommissionRocky 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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  • Historic Rocky Hill ruling could Newcastle Herald

    READ MORE Gloucester s controversial Rocky Hill coking coal mine hears Australia-first climate change evidence Gloucester residents tell Land and Environment Court that the Rocky Hill mine will destroy their community When fully operational the nbspmine would have contributed 37.8 million tonnes of carbon-dioxide emissions.

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  • Historic Rocky Hill ruling could Newcastle Herald

    READ MORE Gloucester s controversial Rocky Hill coking coal mine hears Australia-first climate change evidence Gloucester residents tell Land and Environment Court that the Rocky Hill mine will destroy their community When fully operational the nbspmine would have contributed 37.8 million tonnes of carbon-dioxide emissions.

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  • Absurd Rocky Hill decision tarnishes rule of law

    While the Queensland governments review of the Adani project is a farce the decision of the NSW Land and Environment Court to block the proposed coalmine at Rocky Hill is a tragedy.

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  • Rocky Hill Coal Mine Major ProjectsDepartment of

    Rocky Hill Coal Project_ Response to Submissions.pdf GRL_DAE response to CIE Ecom peer review 210817.pdf RHCP_RTS 05_ Section 2.13 to 2.28_ June 2017.pdf

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  • NSW responds to Rocky Hill mine decision 7NEWS

    The commission in 2017 rejected the nearby Rocky Hill project with a judge subsequently stating the coalmine would increase global greenhouse gas emissions at a time when a "rapid and deep decrease" was required. Mr Barilaro on Tuesday said the mining sector was a major employer in regional NSW which drove investment opportunities and created jobs.

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  • Landmark decision blocks Gloucester Resources coal mine in

    Feb 08 2019 · In an appeal decision being hailed as a landmark that could further tighten the screws on the coal industry the NSW Land and Environment Court has blocked Gloucester Resources proposed Rocky

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  • Hunter Valley coalmine ruling buoys other anti-mine

    Feb 11 2019 · Bylong Valley residents hope Rocky Hill decision will sway state commission to reject proposed open-cut mine Lisa Cox Mon 11 Feb 2019 02.17

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