Category: Coal Seam Gas

Repower NSW Week of Action

The Nature Conservation Council is calling on us to sign the petition to Repower NSW with clean energy.  CEC stall at Murwillumbah Farmers Market Wednesday 22 November.

The Bentley Effect – Regent Cinema – 18 November

When the coal seam gas industry staked aclaim on the Northern Rivers region of Australia, alarm bells rang out. A critical mass of people from all walks of life – activists, farmers, landowners, mums, dads, scientists, etc – organised themselves…

When Profit Trumps Democracy – by Aidan Ricketts

How dare Metgasco seek taxpayers money from the government to ‘compensate’ them for their own poor business judgment? What an outrageous sense of entitlement it reveals. Whatever happened to the old idea that businesses made profits partly because they took…

Lock the Gate- “Fractured Country” Video November 2013

Lock the Tweed    invites you to: –      See the latest 30 min video from Lock the Gate    “Fractured Country” –      Hear about the latest developments in the Northern Rivers and beyond. –      Defend your community and the Tweed Valley! –      Discuss: Where to now?  $10 entry (includes meal)…

Red Alert for Pilliga forests [NCEC]

North Coast Environment Council Email From: Susie Russell Sent: Sunday, 20 October 2013 11:27 AM Message from Naomi (Wilderness Society Newcastle) LATEST MESSAGE FROM NAOMI – re the Pilliga Red Alert: “Hi everyone, Thank you so much for the amazing level…

NCEC- Glenugie CSG Retrospective 01 April 2013

From:  John Edwards Clarence Environment Centre (the other CEC). Hi everyone, The attached link [here] is a collection of images of the epic Glenugie CSG blockade courtesy of the Clarence Environment Centre, South Grafton. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgSZSFvjFFg Regards John Edwards = = =…

Glenugie Update- Police move in on protesters

NEWS FLASH: Glenugie Update 7th January 2012 From:  Chris Aitchison,   Secretary Caldera Environment Centre For over 50 days, a contingent of brave, caring, and representative people from across the Northern Rivers region successfully hindered Metgasco’s attempts to access a Glenugie…

Fracking America- Butler County, Pennsylvania

In case we missed it.. Residents in Butler County, Pennsylvania share their fracking experience. Film shared courtesy of Nature Abounds’ friend Rich Waters, a local photographer and videographer who is documenting how fracking is changing the lives of his neighbors…

Community Resistance to CSG in New York State

New York State communities use local zoning laws to fight against CSG Frack Fight. A Secret War of Activists. With the World in the Balance. By Ellen Cantarow (19 Nov. 2012  Information Clearing House) “There’s a war going on that you…