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Public health emergency on the Western Darling Downs

July 03, 2012

A major health emergency has developed on Queensland's western Darling Downs with residents in the Tara-Chinchilla area forming a Gasfield Community Support Group to lobby the State Government for more concerted action to address the problems being created for them by having to live...

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Will Swanbank, near Ipswich, become Arrow Energy’s environmental salt-bomb?

June 12, 2012

A licensed landfill at Swanbank, near Ipswich, has been earmarked to potentially receive more than 117 tonnes of concentrated waste salt water from planned coal seam gas operations in the Surat region. Lock the Gate south east Queensland (SEQ) says if Arrow Energy goes ahead with its salt...

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Expert water committee falls at first hurdle

June 12, 2012

The Lock the Gate Alliance has reacted angrily to news that two coal seam gas wells were approved by the NSWGovernment at Fullerton Cove, north of Newcastle, last week following advice from the new Independent Expert Scientific Committee set up by the Federal Government. The two proposed...

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