Frackers line up for taxpayer handouts following NCCC leaked reports

Published: August 31, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance is deeply concerned lobbying efforts by fracking companies to obtain taxpayer handouts appear to be working and have increased in response to the National COVID-19 Commission Advisory Board’s plan to have government underwrite gas projects.

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Salt water eruptions on farmland and more river gas bubbles sign CSG expansion must stop

Published: August 31, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance is calling for an immediate halt to the expansion of the coal seam gas industry in Queensland and New South Wales following alarming media reports that CSG drilling in southern QLD is pushing salty underground water to the surface via historical coal exploration holes and gas is bubbling in parts of the Condamine River catchment where it’s never been seen before.

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Liverpool Plains landholders say Aussie taxpayers shouldn’t be billed for farm wrecking coal seam gas pipelines

Published: August 31, 2020

Landholders along the route of the proposed Hunter Gas Pipeline say Morrison Government funding for the project would be a betrayal and are calling on National Party MPs to stop the Prime Minister and Energy Minister from giving the doomed project a taxpayer-funded lifeline. 

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NSW Government Chief Scientist CSG response fails farmers and communities

Published: August 28, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance has slammed the NSW Berejiklian and Barilaro Government’s response to why it has not implemented the Chief Scientist’s recommendations on coal seam gas.

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Mineral Council’s coal-focused economic plan madness says Lock the Gate

Published: August 27, 2020

A new academic critique of the NSW Mineral Council’s covid-19 economic recovery plan has demonstrated how out of touch the mining lobby group is with reality, says Lock the Gate Alliance.

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