CSG and Your Health: Understand the Risks, Protect Your Family

A Report on the Health Impacts of CSG and Shale Gas Mining & CSG Health Checklists by Dr Wayne Somerville B.A.(Hons.), M.Clin.Psych., D.Psy. Clinical Psychologist. Click here to download the full report.

Crude Solution

When petroleum giant BP spilled millions of litres of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico three years ago, it was the worst ever offshore oil disaster. To try and break up that massive slick, vast quantities of chemical dispersant was sprayed on the spill. It seemed to work: the oil disappeared. But people started […]

Alan Jones interviews Dr Richard Denniss

Alan Jones talks to the Executive Director of the Australia Institute Dr Richard Denniss about Australia’s gas reserves and the new report by TAI called Cooking Up a Price Rise – Will CSG exports push up the price of gas? Alan Jones says “CSG mining is an industry littered with untruths – and Hartcher and […]

Cooking up a price rise

The Australia Institute released this report on the effect of CSG exports on gas prices. It makes the following points: Households in Eastern Australia are about to be hit with more gas price increases which could see wholesale prices triple. The price rises are caused by commencement of gas exports from the huge LNG export […]

Higher levels of stray gases found in water wells near shale gas sites

A new study from Duke University in the US shows some homeowners living near shale gas wells appear to be at higher risk of drinking water contamination from stray gases. http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/news/higher-levels-of-stray-gases-found-in-water-wells-near-shale-gas-sites

Pouring more fuel on the fire

The Australia Institute has released a new research paper, Pouring more fuel on the fire. The paper updates previous Australia Institute research detailing federal government subsidies to the mining industry. It finds that the federal government has increased taxpayer funded subsidies to the mining industry by 12.5% over the past year, amounting to an increase […]

Information to stop gas-fired power

Dr Gideon Polya wrote this letter to the Great Artesian Basin Protection Group outlining his concerns over gas replacing renewable energy sources. Dr Polya has been teaching science students at a major Australian university for four decades. He published some 130 works in a five-decade scientific career. Dear Sir/Madam, The Australian Climate Commission has estimated […]

Alan Jones interviews Barry O’Farrell

Alan talks to the NSW Premier about a number of issues affecting the state including coal seam gas. At 26 minutes 40 secs into the interview, Alan asks O’Farrell some hard questions re CSG & mining. http://www.2gb.com/audioplayer/9895

Alan Jones and guests discuss CSG and Offshore Petroleum Act

Alan Jones talks to Penny Blatchford, Jeremy Buckingham, Tony Davis and Tony Pickard about coal seam gas and the Offshore Petroleum Act. http://www.2gb.com/audioplayer/9869

Alan Jones interviews Tom Marland (Qld lawyer)

Queensland lawyer Tom Marland talks to Alan Jones about the battle being waged between farmers and the mining companies in Queensland. http://www.2gb.com/audioplayer/9845