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Community support for Ian Moore at court case

November 28, 2011

Representatives from various groups in the Hunter Valley will gather at the Land and Environment Court at Singleton tomorrow (Tuesday) in support of blind farmer, Ian Moore, who is attempting to stop a coal mining company, NuCoal, from entering his property at Jerrys Plains....

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ABC congratulated on coal seam gas site

November 24, 2011

The Lock the Gate Alliance today praised the ABC for the quality of its information on coal seam gas presented on its web site (www.abc.net.au/coalseamgas) Lock the Gate president Drew Hutton said the ABC deserved the highest praise for cutting through much of the...

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Santos blockade over: lock the gate strategy vindicated

November 14, 2011

The blockade of the Santos coal seam gas project at Spring Ridge on the New South Wales Liverpool Plains has been called off. Santos has agreed to suspend drilling activities until the completion of the Namoi Catchment Water Study due March 2012. This study...

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Australian gas prices to double because of industry's plans for export

November 13, 2011

In a recent ABC interview AGL boss Michael Fraser lifted the lid on future pricing for coal seam gas in the domestic market. In a case of shameless scaremongering Mr Fraser told ABC Inside Business host Alan Kohler that New South Wales might soon run out...

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