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No open cast coal mining on conservation land

Monday, 20 June 2011, 11:10 am | Coal Action Network

A new coal mine on the Denniston plateau would be a climate as well as ecological disaster, says Coal Action Network Aotearoa spokesperson Frances Mountier. More >>

Keep the Coal in the Hole, John

Friday, 3 June 2011, 1:47 pm | Coal Action Network

Coal Action Network Aotearoa has called for people across the country to join the campaign against the expansion of Southland lignite mining, in response to the Prime Minister's statement(1) he supports these climate polluting projects. "We need to ... More >>

Mining company slammed for undermining NZ climate efforts

Friday, 13 May 2011, 2:12 pm | Coal Action Network

Coal Action Network Aotearoa has slammed Solid Energy for their non-notified consent applications for a pilot briquetting plant. More >>

Keep the Coal in the Hole

Sunday, 17 April 2011, 1:28 pm | Coal Action Network

This week, Coal Action Network Aotearoa presents two public meetings featuring Jeanette Fitzsimons, long-time climate change campaigner and former co-leader of the Green Party, on the proposed massive expansion of lignite mining in Southland and why it ... More >>

Advance copy of the Government's New Zealand Energy Strategy

Sunday, 3 April 2011, 2:43 pm | Coal Action Network

Press release: Advance copy of the Government's New Zealand Energy Strategy : Coal Action Network Aotearoa Sunday 3rd April FOR IMMEDIATE USE More >>

Keep the Coal in the Hole - Auckland public meeting

Monday, 7 March 2011, 1:49 pm | Coal Action Network

Coal Action Network presents Jeanette Fitzsimons, long-time climate change campaigner and former co-leader of the Green Party, on the proposed massive expansion of the coal industry and why it must not go ahead. More >>

Coal Action Network steps up anti-lignite mining campaign

Tuesday, 15 February 2011, 12:53 pm | Coal Action Network

The Coal Action Network is stepping up its campaign against plans to mine Southland lignite. Former Green Party leader and long-time climate campaigner Jeanette Fitzsimons will be telling a Coal Action Network public meeting in Wellington this week why ... More >>

Coal Action Network slams lignite plans

Tuesday, 25 January 2011, 11:05 am | Coal Action Network

The Coal Action Network has condemned Solid Energy's announcement that its Southland lignite exploitation plans are going ahead. The state owned mining company's announcement of a preferred site for its pilot briquette plant(1) comes just weeks after the Parliamentary ... More >>

Lignite Costs The Earth

Thursday, 9 December 2010, 11:14 am | Coal Action Network

The Coal Action Network today praised the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) for exposing the high environmental cost of Solid Energy’s plans to exploit South Island lignite reserves in her new report ‘Lignite and climate change: The ... More >>

Lignite Emissions Dwarf Thermal Power Stations

Friday, 12 October 2007, 9:43 pm | Coal Action Network

"The enormous coal to diesel plant planned by a state-owned enterprise for Southland is a glaring omission from the government's clean energy strategy", says spokesperson Alex Winter-Billington More >>

Taxpayers to subsidise coal under climate plan

Thursday, 20 September 2007, 3:31 pm | Coal Action Network

The greenhouse gas emissions from coal production have been entirely left out of the cap and trade carbon scheme released by the Government today. "We're astounded. We never imagined that the Government would let coal companies – who can well afford ... More >>

Coal to diesel plant an environmental catastrophe

Thursday, 16 August 2007, 12:32 am | Coal Action Network

Coal Action Network 15/08/07 For Immediate Use The Coal Action Network has condemned state-owned coal miner Solid Energy's proposed coal to diesel plant in Southland as the worst idea since Marsden B. More >>

National Parks not coal mines

Tuesday, 3 July 2007, 3:28 pm | Coal Action Network

A newly formed anti-coal mining group protested today in Greymouth against the proposed Pike River Coal mine, as the TranzScenic train pulled into the station with delegates from the World Heritage Committee. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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