A former Queensland mines inspector has backed Lock the Gate Alliance (LTG) warnings about the threat of fires at coal mines.
Jim Leggate worked for the Queensland state government as a senior coal mines rehabilitation inspector from 1986 and was chairman of the state’s Chamber of Mines environment committee.Read more
Farmers across north-west NSW have today told Santos to leave the region immediately and called for strong action by the NSW Government after it was confirmed on Saturday that Santos CSG activities have contaminated groundwater in the Pilliga.
Two local farmers, Mark and Cherie Robinson, have even travelled to Sydney and will be at NSW Parliament this morning to call for a halt to CSG drilling after hearing that groundwater in the Pilliga has been polluted with heavy metals, including uranium.Read more
Lock the Gate Alliance is calling for all coal seam gas exploration in NSW to stop immediately after proof emerged today that Santos have contaminated groundwater in the Pilliga.Read more
The State Government is blatantly playing off landholders against the might of multinational mining companies, says Lock the Gate Alliance (LTG).Read more