Eleventh hour CSG rescue: Lock the Gate welcomes Shooters, Fishers and Farmers’ commitments on coal seam gas, calls for National Party to actPublished: November 21, 2018
Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed the NSW Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party's statement that it supports a ban on coal seam gas “anywhere water supply could be threatened” and the party’s promise to support the state opposition’s Coal Seam and Other Unconventional Gas Moratorium Bill 2015 if it is brought forward in parliamentary business tomorrow, the last sitting day before the NSW state election next year.
North West NSW residents already under siege from the twin threats of drought and increased coal mining have been dealt yet another blow, according to community group Lock the Gate.Read more
Reachtel polling conducted on 17th October has revealed more than two thirds of respondents in key Queensland regional electorates support action on the Adani mine in order to protect water resources.
The survey showed that in Herbert, Dawson and Capricornia in north Queensland, 70%, 65% and 73% of respondents agreed that ‘Research recommended by Federal Government scientists should be completed before Adani are allowed to commence work on their mine’.Read more
Community group Lock the Gate Alliance has today called for the NSW Government to refer mining corruption allegations from a whistleblower with the NSW Department of Planning to the Independent Commission Against Corruption.Read more
Knitting Nannas will tomorrow (Wednesday 21 November) gather outside Parliament House in Macquarie Street from 8.30am to condemn the Santos Narrabri coal seam gas project in the Pilliga Forest.