Hunter Valley’s Bylong River could ‘dry up’ as department ignores advice of NSW Water Office

Hunter Valley’s Bylong River could ‘dry up’ as department ignores advice of NSW Water Office

Exclusive by national environment, science and technology reporter Michael Slezak Posted May 14, 2018 04:59:49 A large foreign-owned mine planned for prime agricultural land in the NSW Hunter Valley could cause the Bylong River and local creeks to “dry up”, according to an assessment by the NSW Water Office obtained …

TESS, NASA’s new planet hunter, will search for alien worlds around our nearest stars – Science News

TESS, NASA’s new planet hunter, will search for alien worlds around our nearest stars – Science News

Just a decade ago, we had no idea whether worlds with qualities like our own blue planet existed around other stars in the Milky Way. That all changed with the launch of the Kepler space telescope in 2009. At last count NASA’s planet finder has helped identify 2,400 alien planets …

Their sport is banned in three states. Meet a duck hunter

Their sport is banned in three states. Meet a duck hunter

Posted April 11, 2018 05:01:59 Photo: In the marsh at Lake Connewarre near Geelong, Dean Rundell classes himself as a responsible duck hunter. (ABC News: Jane Cowan) Dean Rundell crouches in the marsh grass, clad in three different kinds of camouflage. Cast skyward, his pale eyes seem drawn from the …

Alinta Energy approaches AGL to buy ageing Liddell power station in the NSW Hunter Valley

Alinta Energy approaches AGL to buy ageing Liddell power station in the NSW Hunter Valley

Updated April 04, 2018 11:48:54 Power company Alinta Energy has confirmed it is interested in buying the NSW Hunter Valley’s ageing Liddell power plant. It is currently owned by AGL, which plans to close the coal-fired facility in Muswellbrook in 2022. AGL has faced pressure from the Federal Government to …

Hot air balloon crash in Hunter Valley leaves nine injured

Hot air balloon crash in Hunter Valley leaves nine injured

Updated March 30, 2018 10:24:22 Nine people have been injured after a hot air balloon crashed at Pokolbin in the New South Wales Hunter Valley. The aircraft, operated by Balloon Safaris, came down on McDonalds Road about 8:00am. It was the company’s second crash this year — in January four …

Newcastle Jets go a man down, then stun Sydney FC 2-1 at Hunter Stadium

Newcastle Jets go a man down, then stun Sydney FC 2-1 at Hunter Stadium

Updated March 04, 2018 10:29:55 Photo: It was the unlikeliest of wins, but 10-man Newcastle Jets came away with the three points against Sydney FC. (AAP: Darren Pateman) Sydney FC had lost only once coming into round 22, and when their opponents went a man down within 15 minutes, normal …

New South Wales Hunter and Mid North Coast bracing for floods

Residents in parts of New South Wales are being warned to stay alert with fears of flooding. Heavy rain is expected to continue in the Hunter and Mid North Coast. The State Emergency Service has already responded to almost 400 calls for help in just 24 hours. Source link