Bill calls for moratorium on CSG mining in NSW

NSW Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham tells Alan Jones about his push for a moratorium on coal seam gas mining in New South Wales.

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Report finds CSG water dumped in Qld river

Queensland's environment minister will investigate claims her department allowed coal seam gas (CSG) water to be dumped into a river in breach of national standards. An ABC Radio investigation found treated

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The seam old story springs a leak

Crucially, we have rushed to develop coal seam gas reserves as a cleaner alternative to coal, assuming it will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change. But will

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Quest for coal

Underhanded tactics by a Korean coal mining enterprise has shocked a farm owner who thought he was selling to an agricultural company.

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Win for gas blockade as Santos pulls back

COAL seam gas drilling at a flashpoint site on the edge of the Liverpool Plains has been halted after the state's biggest coal seam gas operator, Santos, backed down, ending

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Underground “Fossil Water” Running Out

In the world's driest places, "fossil water" is becoming as valuable as fossil fuel, experts say. This ancient freshwater was created eons ago and trapped underground in huge reservoirs, or aquifers.

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Alan Jones speaks to Senator Bill Heffernan about coal seam gas mining

Alan Jones discusses corruption in politics, dredging Gladstone Harbour, and the coal seam gas industry. Then he talks to Senator Bill Heffernan about the govt. documents he has found,

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Grappling with science and sceptics

Protecting the water wealth of the Great Artesian Basin is the latest challenge for the coal seam gas industry, writes Ben Cubby. The basin has existed in its current form

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Test Drilling For Gas Worries Mid West Residents

A lack of information about recent exploration for gas has landowners in the Mid West worried, and wanting answers.

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CSG makes Lib ‘a radical activist’

The root of the problem, he says, is that politicians pay little attention to the long-term effects of decisions, especially the impact of mining on water resources. "One thing people must

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