Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Leard-State-Forest-Blockade-in-New-South-Wales-27MZIF3FI80N.htmlConceptually similarLeard State Forest Clearing Action in AustraliaGP0STOESYCompleted★★★★★★Forests Action Sydney (Australia : 2003)GP01B1ECompleted★★★★Leard State Forest Clearing Action in AustraliaGP0STOESXCompleted★★★★★★Leard State Forest Clearing Action in AustraliaGP0STOESZCompleted★★★★Clearing of the Leard State Forest in New South WalesGP0STO7RECompleted★★★★Leard State Forest Clearing Action in AustraliaGP0STOESSCompleted★★★★Leard State Forest Blockade in New South WalesGP0STO7QTCompleted★★★★Boggabri Coal Mine in Leard State Forest in AustraliaGP0STO7R3Completed★★★★Clearing of the Leard State Forest in New South WalesGP0STO7R4Completed★★★★View AllGP0STO7QSLeard State Forest Blockade in New South WalesProtesters block entry to Whitehaven's controversial Maules Creek coal mine development. The mine faces massive community opposition and environmental organisations, Lock The Gate, The Wilderness Society, Greenpeace, 350 and others joined the call from locals to prevent work going ahead on the infrastructure of the mine. Pictured is Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon (right) talking to Greenpeace Climate Campaigner Nic Clyde (left).Locations:Australia-Leard State Forest-New South WalesDate:28 Jan, 2014Credit:© Abram Powell / GreenpeaceMaximum size:5184px X 3456pxKeywords:Access blockade actions-Actions and protests-Activists-Banners-Chaining actions-Climate change-Coal-Coal mines-Coal mining-Day-Deforestation-Forests (campaign title)-Greenpeace campaigners-KWCI (GPI)-Outdoors-PoliticiansShoot:Leard State Forest Blockade in New South WalesOver 100 people shut down construction of the controversial Maules Creek coal mine project in NW New South Wales, escalating a blockade that has been underway for over two weeks. The protest blocked entry to the mine to workers using tripod structures. The protest was attended by local community, concerned citizens and politicians opposed to the mine.