Queensland Government’s latest gas giveaway will harm communities

Published: July 03, 2019

The announcement by the Queensland Government to grant yet another prospecting licence to CSG companies is a slap in the face for Western Downs landholders who are already struggling with depleted water bores due to the rampant expansion of the industry.

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New report takes the gas out of transition fuel argument

Published: July 02, 2019

A new report highlighting the gas industry’s massive carbon emission footprint must prompt decisive action from the federal and state governments to speed up the shift towards renewable energy, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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New report shows CSG industry a drain on Queensland’s farming future

Published: July 02, 2019

The predicted drawdown on 574 water bores relied on by Queensland farmers as a result of coal seam gas drilling will have a disastrous impact on the state’s agricultural sector, community wellbeing, and the environment, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Concerns over Bylong coal mine to feature at World Heritage meeting in Azerbaijan

Published: June 28, 2019

The threat the deeply unpopular proposed Bylong coal mine poses to the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area is set to be discussed at the annual meeting of the World Heritage Committee in Azerbaijan on Sunday.

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Whistleblowers’ Linc concerns require action: Lock the Gate Alliance

Published: June 28, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance is calling for an extension of a coal seam gas no-go zone above the former Linc underground coal gasification site on the Western Downs after former Linc staff raised serious concernsnew CSG developments could spread contamination.

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