This is a collection of videos capturing the personal and environmental consequences of CSG mining. Hear first hand the stories of people who have been directly impacted by rushed assessment processes, broken promises and had their health, homes and land threatened by CSG mining. Click here to visit http://www.welloftruth.org/
The coal seam gas industry promotes itself as a cleaner carbon-fuel alternative; but how do we know this is true? Until now much of the information used to back this claim has come from the industry itself. http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stories/2013/04/01/3725150.htm
Coal seam gas has the potential to make Australia an energy superpower, but at what price? http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/101east/2013/01/20131771222674145.html
As the fracking question gathers momentum in the US – are we glimpsing an Australian future? http://www.abc.net.au/foreign/content/2012/s3441606.htm
First Eastern Star Gas, and then Santos, failed to report a 10,000-litre spill of toxic saline water from their CSG operation in the Pilliga State Forest. The State govt. says there is “potential for prosecution”.
Mr McLindon, a former LNP member and sitting Beaudesert MP, said he had joined the blockade because he shared the residents’ concerns about the mining practice.
“The coal seam gas threat has well and truly reached the heart of the Scenic Rim as the foreign-owned company, Arrow Energy, rolls out its exploration permits,” Mr McLindon said on Friday.
Walgett schoolteacher, Mr Robins, said the protesters wanted baseline water tests to be conducted on local aquifers before drilling was allowed to begin.
“We need to know what is in there now, because after drilling, once it’s contaminated we have to know who is responsible,” he said.
An American filmmaker shooting a documentary about the environmental and social impacts of Australia’s coal industry, says farmers have little power to stop mining projects.
Mike O’Connell’s documentary records the impacts of the coal industry in Queensland and New South Wales.
Farmer and Senator Bill Heffernan discusses the long-awaited and unanimous interim report into the coal seam gas industry, and its stern recommendations.
Underhanded tactics by a Korean coal mining enterprise has shocked a farm owner who thought he was selling to an agricultural company.
A lack of information about recent exploration for gas has landowners in the Mid West worried, and wanting answers.