Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Gas leak in Condamine River


Lock the Gate investigators have discovered coal seam gas bubbling to the surface along a five kilometre stretch of the Condamine River near Chinchilla in Queensland.

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Dart’s share drop and community consultation

On May 23, 2012 Dart Energy shares dropped to 16 cents and the ASX sent them another price query.

Monday, 21 May 2012

Where will Dart drill in Sydney?

While speculation mounts on where Dart Energy will drill for coal seam gas in Sydney, the UK Government rejects shale gas as a solution to Britain’s energy crisis and Dart’s shares drop to 19.5 cents.

Video and media links

The NSW Government say there will be a gas shortage while BHP Billiton say they have plenty in Bass Strait. Videos of Save the Great Barrier Reef, 7000 march against coal seam gas in Lismore and the Protect our Water, Protect our Land rally in Sydney.

Saturday, 19 May 2012

Our environmental laws are under attack

Wollemi National Park - B Kearns
Right now, developers and mining companies are lobbying to weaken essential environmental protections and public participation rights in the planning system in order to get fast-tracked development approvals.

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Dart Energy's latest reports

Dart Energy shares are down to 24 cents. Dart announces that it will not drill in St Peters and their quarterly report doesn’t mention PEL 460 where Putty is located.

Sunday, 6 May 2012

City and country, united we stand. Protect our water, protect our land

Thousands of people from farms and environmental groups march to State Parliament on 1 May chanting "City and country, united we stand. Protect our water, protect our land". They were demonstrating their objections to the Government’s draft Strategic Land Use policy.