Katter’s Qld leader joins CSG protest

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

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Fracking hell: the untold story

An original investigative report by Earth Focus and UK's Ecologist Film Unit looks at the risks of natural gas development in the Marcellus Shale. From toxic chemicals in drinking

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‘Fountains’ of methane 1,000m across erupt from Arctic ice

The Russian research vessel Academician Lavrentiev conducted a survey of 10,000 square miles of sea off the coast of eastern Siberia. They made a terrifying discovery - huge plumes

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Media Release from Lock the Gate Walgett

MEDIA RELEASE: Last Thursday, 15 December 2011, approximately fifty people attended the 'What Is In Our Water Forum' at the Walgett RSL Memorial Hall. This meeting was organised by

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‘Corruption’ alluded to at CSG hearing

SOUTHERN Highlands representatives at the NSW Upper House Inquiry into coal seam gas (CSG) mining in Mittagong on Friday were overshadowed by a powerful statement from Rivers SOS. Ms Graham spoke

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How the EPA linked “fracking” to contaminated well water

Rigorous studies on fracking have been sparse, and the impassioned debate has raged on. A new investigation by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at a site in Wyoming is

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Doco reveals farmers’ coal fight

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

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State opposition talk tough on CSG

“Country Labor has taken a stand and called on the O’Farrell Government to immediately suspend all Coal Seam Gas exploration licenses before irreparable damage is caused to ground water and

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US implicates fracking in pollution

The US Environmental Protection Agency for the first time has implicated fracking - a controversial method of improving the productivity of oil and gas wells - for causing groundwater pollution.

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