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LNV Newsletter Autumn 2014

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Great News!!

GREAT NEWS!


Precious Metals Resources has relinquished its licence (EL8016) to explore for antimony and gold in the Nambucca Valley! The licence has now been cancelled. PMR claimed that exploration was not justified. Lock the Nambucca Valley is confident that our strong opposition to commencement of antimony mining activities in the Nambucca had a role to play in PMRs decision to pull out. They were well aware of our existence and the enormous community support for our campaign to prevent them starting. We have won. But before we get too excited we must remember that another company could apply for a similar exploration to plunder and pollute.... and if they do WE WILL BE READY!

 

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LNV Meeting

Our next LNV General meeting is at the 2NVR studios at Tewinga on Saturday 26th April, starting at 10AM. We'd love to see you there!

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LNV highlights mining issues at Pro-Ag event

At the successful 2013 Pro-Ag event at Macksville over the weekend, local group Lock the Nambucca Valley (LNV) spoke with hundreds of concerned farmers, land holders and community residents about the impact of current and proposed mining projects on the Mid North Coast.

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About this campaign


On 23rd Nov the NSW Dept of Energy and Resources granted Precious Metal Resources an exploration license for Gold and Antimony mining in the Nambucca Valley.



The exploration license EL 8016 covers an area of 330sq km in the areas around Taylors Arm, South Arm, Thumb Creek, Girralong, Burrapine and Buckra Bendinni. It borders on the New England National Park and several state conservation areas.


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Lock the Nambucca Valley - a community driven campaign
Helping to save the Nambucca Valley from Antimony mining