Territory frack fest free for all: Origin exploration plan a terrifying indicator of what’s to come

Published: January 14, 2022

Origin Energy’s newly released Environment Management Plan for four exploratory frack wells in the Northern Territory provides a terrifying glimpse into the future and the water that will be required if full scale production goes ahead, according to Protect Country Alliance.

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Fracking Queensland’s Lake Eyre Basin could unleash 300 million tonnes of GHG each year: Report

Published: January 13, 2022

A new expert analysis undertaken by Professor Ian Lowe reveals the shocking amount of greenhouse gas emissions that would be released if the fracking industry is allowed to develop gasfields in the Queensland Channel Country floodplains of the Lake Eyre Basin.

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Victory for community as Keith Pitt’s appalling behaviour renders Empire fracking grants void

Published: January 04, 2022

Protect Country Alliance wholeheartedly congratulates the Environment Centre NT on its hard fought victory against Resource Minister Keith Pitt’s foolish decision to grant millions in public funds to fracking company Empire Energy’s subsidiary Imperial Energy.

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Kurri gas plant approval gives fresh Cabinet the same old stink

Published: December 21, 2021

The state approval of the Kurri Kurri gas fired power station is a disappointing decision at a time when the world needs to embrace more renewable energy and zero carbon technology, not more polluting fossil fuel projects.

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Newly released Valeria coal mine plan reveals Glencore would blow climate targets

Published: December 20, 2021

Glencore’s planned Valeria coal project is proof the company’s recently announced emissions reduction targets won’t stop it trying to build new massively polluting coal mines that would destroy farmland and hasten the worst impacts of the climate crisis.

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