Shell Petroleum subsidiary Arrow Energy has today promised not to force access onto land for their Surat Gas Project at a community consultation meeting attended by 80 landholders in Chinchilla.Read more
The re-appointed Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Anthony Lynham, has more work to do to give farmers a fair go against coal and gas companies.Read more
Lock the Gate has serious concerns with the impact of thousands of new coal seam gas wells proposed across productive agricultural lands and waterways of the Surat Basin in QLD.
Arrow's tenements extend from Wandoan in the north, Dalby in the east, to Goondiwindi in the south. A gas supply agreement has now been struck with Shell’s gas export terminal for the gas to be brought to market.Read more
Over 100 people gathered in Martin Place today to mark 100 weeks of protest of the Santos Narrabri coal seam gas proposal.
Media commentator Alan Jones spoke at the event, criticising the Santos proposal, saying his commitment to stopping the proposal is all about the water. He is calling for the protection of farming from coal seam gas.Read more
NSW Government’s Drayton South announcement not enough to safeguard Hunter farming and horse breedingPublished: December 01, 2017
The NSW Government’s announcement today of limited protection from open cut coal mining only for a small parcel of Jerry’s Plains farmland at Drayton South is not enough to protect the region’s farmers and horse breeders, says Lock the Gate.Read more