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Rally of 7,000 strong in Lismore. What an amazing day! People from all walks of life coming together to protect our region from CSG mining. Hope the NSW Government is listening to us……..
Submissions re the exclusion of the Northern Rivers from the first round of “important areas’ to be looked at by the NSW Government in order to protect high-quality agricultural land and its water sources from….More
FARMERS will march on Macquarie Street on May 1 in a last-ditch effort to convince the State government to change aspects of its strategic regional land use policy. NSW Farmers president Fiona Simson said….More
A FEDERAL government minister has pushed for increased police surveillance of environmental activists
In out back Queensland bore water is the life blood of the farm. Protecting it from potential Coal Seam Gas leakage is important for everyone
”These groundwater systems are brackish, undeveloped and not connected to surface water, ???????
Brian Monk and his family became coal seam gas refugees after csg mining companies turned his 5000 acre farm into a toxic wasteland threatening not just their livelihood but their very lives.
Senior energy analyst Gundi Royle has broken ranks with her colleagues, attacking industry and regulators for failing to conduct independent regional modelling of the groundwater impacts of up to $80 billion in planned coal seam….More
(Part 1) National Press Club address, Alan Jones delivers the speech that every man, woman and child in Australia needs to hear at this crucial junction in our history.
This compelling Emmy Award winning documentary shows the dirty side of hydraulic fracturing and natural gas, an energy source the industry touts as a clean alternative to fossil fuels.
Warren Truss is quoted as saying “Tyranny has come to Australia” ,and Eric Abetz says “There is a corruption of the Democratic process “. They are both right,tyranny has come to Australia, not with the….More
A MINING company has abandoned plans to search for coal-seam gas in the Colac district.
We are asking people to line the Kyogle streets @ 9.30am outside the Exchange hotel and again the driveway to the House with no steps 253 Wardell Rd Alstonville @ 1pm LET THEM SEE HOW….More
Locals are doing everything they can to spread the word about the dangers of coal seam gas (CSG) mining. Debbi, a GetUp member from Tara QLD, even drove 5 hours down to NSW to tell….More
The progress of developing geothermal energy in Australia has caused some frustration among those in the industry. While the resource has huge potential, factors such as high set-up costs has limited its progress.
Federal politicians have been debating whether farmers should have the right to block miners from extracting (CSG) from their land
“THERE’S nothing to stop coal seam gas companies using cancer-causing chemicals”
The Traditional Owners along with the wider Broome community are protesting to prevent Woodside’s further illegal industrial activity at James Price Point. This is a national disgrace if this is left to continue
ABOUT 200 people attended an anti-coal-seam gas forum in Kyogle on Tuesday night. At the forum, Queensland landholders said they have been adversely affected by CSG operations in their area. They also heard from an….More
Dr Helen Redmond – Doctors for the Environment – who talks about the impacts of coal-seam gas water contaminants and the impacts on human health.
Date: Tuesday 05-Jul-11 18:30 Category: Public Forum Byron Saving Australia’s Natural Environment (BSANE), is a community group formed because of an overwhelming need to stop the destructive practice of Coal Seam Gas Exploration in our….More
To Celebrate, we’re having a wine and cheese opening night. Fri 8th July 5.30pm Cheese and Wine, Music, posters, and a few words to mark our protest! 7pm regular poetry night The Boat 56 Magellan….More
About 300 residents gathered to discuss coal seam gas exploration in the Moree shire but left saying the response from the gas companies was “inadequate”.
In an effort at reconciliation and in appreciation of our conviction of the legitimacy of Ancient Knowledge and the necessity of it’s application to maintain a fertile world, we the undersigned enter into the following….More
Queensland Party Leader, Aidan McLindon, has today called for urgent action to impose a moratorium on coal seam gas mining until the flawed process is properly tested and the potentially deadly impacts on rural and….More
Huge Crowd for Murwillumbah Coal Seam Gas Rally Huge Crowd for Murwillumbah Coal Seam Gas Rally. March against coal seam gas drilling The crowd shouts No fracking way. View video[Video] [No-popup] … www.byronballinagreens.org/articles/csg_rally_mbah.html
Federal Member for Page Janelle Saffin’s statement concerning coal … JANELLE SAFFIN’S STATEMENT ON COAL SEAM GAS … The mining companies have an obligation to tell us clearly the precise nature of .
The facts on Coal Seam Gas | Nature Conservation Council of NSW One of the most common ways of mining coal seam gas is hydraulic fracturing, known as ‘fracking‘. Fracking involves pumping huge quantities of….More
Metgasco spinning in all directions on the subject of fracking … Metgasco Ltd whose coal seam mining operating licences cover … we don’t use fracking in coal seam gas exploration [Metgasco operations manager Aidan …….More
Just say no: NSW warned against coal gas mining Sydney Morning Herald Green activists say coal seam gas mining is the biggest environmental issue in Australia’s history, dwarfing even the Franklin dam battle. ”It affects….More
Frontline of a coal seam gas war Green Left Weekly By Kate Ausburn A march during the Rock the Gate festival against coal seam gas mining that was held in Tara over April 30 to….More
UNDER PRESSURE FRANCE STOPS DRILLING, LEADS WAY FOR OTHER CITIZEN GROUPS TO TAKE A STAND http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/13/us-france-gas-shale-idUSTRE73C59920110413
Coal protest turns to rock Opponents of the booming coal seam gas industry will give their protests a cultural bent this weekend. The Lock the Gate campaign against CSG will hold a Rock the Gate festival….More
Ian Gaillard speaks on Coal Seam Gas in the Northern Rivers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZn7FK1_gR0
Axe hangs over new Qld coal mines Farm Weekly But farmers warn that mining and coal seam gas projects could permanently damage prime cropping land used to produce livestock, cotton and grain. The radical new….More
Emotive and inspiring Lewis Pugh of south Africa tells Shell to “Frack off” Worth Watching!!!!!! http://youtu.be/n1JUB-j9Evc
south africa has started to lead the world by halting and hopefully banning all fracking licensing!http://www.eyewitnessnews.co.za/articleprog.aspx?id=64402
Award-winning Gasland premieres on Australian TV Gasland Sunday 1 May 9.35pm SBS ONE Discover how an offer of $100,000 from a natural gas company to drill family land, led American Josh Fox to explore the….More
Kyogle calls for CSG ban Northern Rivers Echo … to write to the NSW Government asking for a moratorium on coal seam gas mining. … property and amenity is understood through independent research”. ….
Tweed calls for halt to coal seam gas Gold Coast Bulletin News TWEED Shire councillors have unanimously endorsed a call for a moratorium on coal seam gas exploration in the shire and called for the….More
FACTBOX-China’s fledgling shale gas sector Futures Pros A research arm of the ministry also aims to locate one trillion cubic metres … tax incentives to shale gas production, similar to that for coal seam gas,….More
Oil and gas companies pumped millions of gallons of carcinogenic chemicals into U.S. water supply Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1378039/Leading-oil-gas-companies-pumped-millions-litres-carcinogenic-chemicals-water-system.html#ixzz1KIzMuAN4 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1378039/Leading-oil-gas-companies-pumped-millions-litres-carcinogenic-chemicals-water-system.html#ixzz1JtgAeG4v
Climate activists debate way forward at summit Green Left Weekly Some of the key topics discussed were: a carbon price; fossil fuels such as coal, gas and coal seam gas; working with unions; building a….More
Shale gas is not a credible ‘new green message’ The Guardian Research undertaken by the Tyndall Centre (and funded by the …. of oil & gas wells, salt solution wells, coal seam and other mining….More
Some Natural Gas Not So Green? Energy Matters Fracking has increasingly come under the spotlight in Australia. According to a report on the GasLand web site, Australian mining companies are using highly toxic chemicals to….More
Pandora’s box Tweed Shire Echo Community News That’s the essence of the growing opposition to coal-seam gas mining and exploration and its potential to poison underground water reserves. But will governments listen? When big business,….More
Fighting at the coal face www.echonews.com.au A group of North Coast activists managed to penetrate the corridors of power in Canberra last week to voice their concerns about the coal seam gas industry. Taking the….More
Bob Irwin arrested at gas protest ABC Online – 18 hours ago Environmentalist Bob Irwin says his arrest at a coal seam gas protest will not stop him from speaking out against the industry.….More
Coal seam gas: a sleight of hand? http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/55656.html
Fighting to delay coal gas mining Tweed Daily News A TWEED lobby group has joined with an Australia-wide union of farmers and conservationists to oppose the exploration and mining of coal-seam gas in the …
Singer wants you to know: nation is a whore Herald Sun The emerging coal seam gas (CSG) industry in the Darling Downs has … Gordon’s song, Australia (Whore of the World), accuses the country of….More
New research: natural gas will cook the planet Green Left Weekly By Renfrey Clarke Residents of St Peters and Sydney rally against plans for coal seam gas mining. December 2010. Photo: Peter Boyle If there….More
Rural and Resources Report for Western Queensland, Monday 4th of April, 2011 ABC Local By Amy Phillips, Longreach A Gulf Aboriginal leader says he will fight against the development of coal seam gas in that….More
Why Tara is Blockading QGC http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4gGERobicw The Residents of the Tara Estate near Chinchilla, Queensland have decided enough is enough and are blockading QGC from entering their estate. They have Locked Their Gates.
Coal-seam gas concerns Tweed Daily News FARMERS have joined environmentalists in voicing alarm over coal-seam gas mining, which one green group claims could affect half the Tweed shire. Tweed Combined Rural Industries Association chairman Col….More