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Riverstalgia: How Coal Companies are stealing our rivers

November 21st, 2008 · 8 Comments · Guest Viewpoint

As BP Solar announced this week it was packing up the picnic and emigrating, we were reminded how much fun it is going to be now that we are alone with Nat King Coal. Not only does the coal industry pollute the atmosphere, it has a few good rivers on its conscience as well. Caroline Graham takes […]

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SHOALHAVEN RIVER GETS A REST FROM SYDNEY’S WATER GREED

November 7th, 2008 · 4 Comments · News

Picture and story by James Woodford The pumping of water from the Shoalhaven River to top up Sydney’s supply is to be stopped for at least three years, signalling a further easing of the city’s water crisis. The NSW Water Minister, Phillip Costa, will announce today a moratorium on the massive transfers of water from […]

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