Farmers react to coal seam gas betrayal

Published: July 21, 2021

Farmers in the New South Wales north west have reacted with anger to the announcement by the Deputy Premier that some of the state’s most productive farmland will be available to be exploited by Santos for coal seam gas, describing the move as a “betrayal” of the National Party’s rural constituency. 

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Gas industry-funded university centre awarded crucial NT fracking research grant

Published: July 20, 2021

The Northern Territory government’s grant of a research contract into fracking impacts to a university centre with close ties to the gas industry represents a profound conflict of interest, say the Protect Country Alliance.

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Bum breathers breathe a little easier… for now

Published: July 16, 2021

Lock the Gate Alliance, Central Queensland locals, and rare bum breathing turtles are relieved after the Federal Environment Department declared a plan by Santos to dump untreated coal seam gas water in the Upper Dawson River should be a “controlled action”.

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Gas plan threatens to frack Gouldian Finch habitat

Published: July 12, 2021

Protect Country Alliance and Birdlife Top End is calling on Northern Territory Environment Minister Eva Lawler to stop Empire Energy from “fracking the finch”.

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Media Alert: Cable Beach Frack Free Kimberley Concert July 2021

Published: July 09, 2021

Renowned musicians will perform at “Kimberley Calling: a Frack Free Kimberley Concert” in support of Mangala Traditional Owners who oppose plans by petroleum companies to lay waste to their homelands in the Great Sandy Desert region of the Kimberley.

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