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O’Farrell Government fails open and transparency test on Aquifer Interference Policy

July 19, 2012

Lock The Gate Alliance has added its voice to the chorus of criticism from farming and conservation groups over the revised NSW Aquifer Interference Policy  Lock the Gate Vice President Jacinta Green said community interest in and concern about the potential for contamination of groundwater by coal seam...

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Health crisis deepens on Western Downs

July 05, 2012

Residents of the Tara residential estate this morning blockaded the headquarters of coal seam gas company QGC in protest at the increasing numbers of local residents reporting sick and pointing the finger of blame at emissions from nearby gas fields. Traffic to and from...

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Newman government must act on Western Downs health crisis

July 04, 2012

Residents on the western Darling Downs last night were lodging bitter complaints with the Queensland Environment Department after a temperature inversion on the Downs brought gas from local coal seam gas operations into their community, making people ill. Residents of the Tara residential estate...

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