New mining laws in NSW have been slammed by retired judges as ‘unjust’ and ‘skewed to support mining companies’. Sigh…this is another move, following on recent fracking controversies.
At some point you would hope lawmakers and politicians would take a deep breath and actually think about what they are doing. Laws which undermine ecological and social sustainability (for example, in terms of local people/landholders being able to have control of their own landscapes) cannot actually be good for anyone surely.
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