May 18, 2014
Saturday night’s ‘Beats for Baselines’ was a huge success reflecting the amount of community concern about inappropriate mining in the Wide Bay Burnett region.
Coalfree Wide Bay Burnett spokesperson, Vicki Perrin said the event at the Avondale Tavern raised $8,500 towards baseline testing of water and air quality.Read more
More than 100 people attended a meeting in Alice Springs last night called to discuss concerns over unconventional gas exploration permits that come as close as 75km from Uluru.Read more
The Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed the announcement this morning that a controversial unconventional gas drilling approval in the Northern Rivers region has been suspended, and the company, Metgasco, referred to the ICAC.Read more
Concerned residents of the Bremer Valley are rallying to stop huge coal mining projects that threaten their homes and communities. On Monday night at Rosewood three more community groups were formed to fight the Ebenezer and Bremer View coal projects stretching from Ebenezer to Mount Walker and beyond.Read more
The fight is on to stop huge coal mining projects going ahead in a residential corridor in the Bremer Valley.
The State Government has approved two leases totalling around 9500 hectares for open cut coal mining that will gouge through the Bremer Valley, near Ipswich.Read more