Sep 212014
 
Origin Energy Answers Health Qs

As part of the research undertaken for No Fibs recent article #CSG science provides no easy conclusions, posted on September 15, this writer addressed several questions to representatives of Origin Energy regarding their Ironbark coal seam gas (CSG) project and local landholders the Ansfords, who believe they may be suffering adverse health and environmental impacts due [...]

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Mar 202014
 
Pilliga/Santos Update - No Fibs

Gas fracking giant Santos has been found guilty of poisoning an aquifer in the Pilliga Forest in north-west NSW with radioactive uranium 20 times safe levels as well as toxic heavy metals. This is the first official case of aquifer contamination from coal seam gas operations in Australia – and possibly the world. This destroys [...]

Feb 072014
 
Gomeroi Elders, Whitehaven, Hunt, ABC

Filed by Margo Kingston:  On 19 January coal mining companies Boggabri Coal defaced a scared Scar Tree while bulldozing for a coal rail line across the Namoi River, a joint venture with Whitehaven Coal. Before felling an ancient River Red Gum after police arrested Susie Russell for trying to stop it they painted two white stripes [...]