Monthly Archives: June 2011

My Water’s On Fire Tonight

My Water’s On Fire Tonight (The Fracking Song) Music by David Holmes and Andrew Bean Vocals and Lyrics by David Holmes and Niel Bekker Animation by Adam Sakellarides and Lisa Rucker

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Freakin Frackin by Op-Critical

Protest Music Against Fracking! JTMP.ORG and OC

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Fracking Blues by ben-ulric

So , the war for water has started earlier than I thought . I wonder how many people in South Africa are aware of this …. ben-ulric

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Doctors for the Environment

Dr Helen Redmond – Doctors for the Environment from LockTheGate on Vimeo. A film with Dr Helen Redmond talking about the coal-seam gas water contaminants and their impacts on human health. Doctors for the Environment Australia is a voluntary organisation … Continue reading

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Stop coal seam gas now

A short film about community experience with the coal seam gas industry and the increasing danger to environment and the well being of this country and the world as a whole. Dr Mariann Lloyd-Smith PhD (Law). Senior Adviser and chemical … Continue reading

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Tony Windsor buys farms

Tony Windsor has spent almost $5.9 million in recent months buying three northern NSW farms in a region targeted for coal-seam gas exploration. The independent MP’s family company, Cintra Investments, bought the properties in Coonamble, about 100km west of Gunnedah, … Continue reading

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Council seeks proactive stance

Greater Taree City Council is looking at its position in regard to the possibility of oil and gas drilling being conducted off the Manning coastline and in the river catchment. Crs David Keegan and Alan Tickle successfully moved a notice … Continue reading

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Threat to Manning’s water

THE reality of coal seam gas mining has arrived in the Gloucester Valley, and Manning and Great Lakes residents are now faced with a growing threat to their water supply. The State government has approved 110 gas wells in the … Continue reading

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Selling the farm

A CHINESE government-controlled mining giant has spent $213 million buying up 43 farms so it can explore for coal outside the NSW township of Gunnedah. The mining boom has triggered an overnight property boom for the rural community 500km northwest … Continue reading

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Strategic Regional Land Use

A new approach to planning for resources and our regions The NSW Government has introduced a range of new initiatives designed to address concerns around land use conflicts in our regional areas, particularly between the coal mining and coal seam … Continue reading

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