Battle for Berrima met on Wednesday, 13 November 2019 in the office of the Hon. Robert Stokes at Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney to discuss the progress of the Hume Coal project.
>The Honourable Rob Stokes. Minister for Planning and Public Spaces
>Wendy Tuckerman MP, Member for Goulburn
>Mike Young, Executive Director, Dept of Planning and Environment
>Representatives of Battle for Berrima
>Representatives of Coal Free Southern Highlands
It has been a busy start to 2019! Dear Members, Thank you very much for your ongoing support, donations, and for volunteering your time on the many petition stands, information booths, and more recently, the stands hosted in Berrima, Bowral and Bundanoon. Your support enabled B4B to maximise the number of submissions to the Independent Planning Commission (IPC). Over 3,300 submissions were sent in opposition to the Hume Coal project by the March 6 deadline. Independent Plann
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YOUR LAST CHANCE TO STOP THE HUME COAL MINE The Battle for Berrima Committee is holding its final briefing in Berrima on Monday before the Independent Planning Commission hearing on February 26.
Items on the agenda include: an update on the IPC process, providing tips on how to write personal IPC submissions and how to have your say at the public hearing. When: Monday, 11 February 2019
The Department of Planning and Environment has recommended that the Hume Coal and Berrima Rail projects are NOT in the public interest and should NOT be approved. "The Department considers there is currently considerable scientific uncertainty about the level of environmental damage to both groundwater and surface water resources. The predicted drawdown impacts on the ground water aquifer would be the most significant for any mining project that has ever been assessed in NSW.
Need a lift to the #Time2Choose Rally in Sydney? Battle for Berrima is organising a bus which will be travelling to and from Sydney on Saturday, 24th March 2018 departing (outside Berrima District Museum) at 8.30am and returning at 3.00pm. Join thousands of people from around the state converging on Sydney to make an unmistakable call to protect our land, water and people from the impacts of coal and gas mining. The bus has limited capacity (max 60ppl) so get in quick by co