Doctors for the Environment Australia has presented their submission to the Senate Select Committee on Unconventional Gas and is calling for a moratorium on all new unconventional gas operations until health risk assessments of procedures and chemicals performed on an industry wide basis have been undertaken. DEA Submission available here. “DEA is of the view […]
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Independent oil spill modelling from the Great Australian Bight Alliance http://www.fightforthebight.org.au/oil_spill_modelling If a blowout and spill were to occur in summer, aside from the direct and severe impact in near water, the oil would very likely impact the shores of Western Australia. Simulations show oil contamination could reach as far as Albany and Denmark. Under […]
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Congratulations to all those communities who have participated in this community-driven survey. This is a great example of grass-roots democracy. 38 Limestone Coast communities road surveyed now! An average of 95% of people in these communities have said YES to being Industrial Gasfield and Invasive Mining Free communities. Declaring communities Gasfield Free is just the beginning. The reality […]
Special thanks to all the participants who helped make these three films possible. The first short two minute film titled : “Why I’m locking my gate” has been released on the LCPA website http://www.protectlimestonecoast.org.au/protect-limestone-coast-video/ A Petition to the Premier of SA has also been released on community run – please sign here https://www.communityrun.org/petitions/protect-the-limestone-coast-from-invasive-mining-and-gasfields
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89% call for no shale gas fracking in Central Australia – community results are in! The results of a neighbour-to-neighbour community survey of Old Eastside in Alice Springs were launched on Sunday afternoon, revealing residents’ views on controversial shale gasfield fracking in Central Australia. The survey has been three months in the making and has […]
May 26th The Courier Mail reports…. http://www.couriermail.com.au/business/linc-energy-former-chief-executive-peter-bond-issued-with-environmental-protection-order/news-story/6f244afe7bb7077afb1e1e00fd3030ac?utm_content=SocialFlow&utm_campaign=EditorialSF&utm_source=CourierMail&utm_medium=Twitter Fantastic News ….lets hope this is the first of many actions to rehabilitate the damage done by Linc Energy and underground coal gasification. Linc Energy: Former chief executive Peter Bond issued with Environmental Protection Order The Courier-Mail AN Environmental Protection Order has been issued to former Linc Energy […]
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WA to reduce state fossil fuel generation By Giles Parkinson on 8 April 2016, excerpts The conservative West Australian state government has taken the lead over the rest of the country and instructed its state-owned utility to shut down 380MW of fossil fuel capacity in the next two years. It seems certain that much of this will […]
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RenewEconomy, May 2, 2016, excerpts In May, the ACT environment minister Simon Corbell stood up at the Local Energy and Micro-Grids conference in Sydney to announce that the ACT was going to accelerate its push to renewable energy, and would supply 100 per cent of its electricity needs from renewable energy by 2020, almost all of it from […]
Leigh Creek Coal Gasification…really? Renew Economy, excerpts One company is proposing to use new technology to “gasify” the brown coal resource at Leigh Creek and use it for a large base load gas plant. Underground coal gasification has been banned in Queensland, but the South Australian government does not plan to follow that example. “There […]
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Pt. Augusta Power Station – End of SA Coal Era InDaily Monday, May 9, Bension Siebert, excerpts The coal era has ended in South Australia this morning with the closure of Alinta’s Northern power station in Port Augusta. Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis said it was a “sad day” but the Port Augusta plant was based on […]
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