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July 5, 2022

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Police estimated almost 300 people turned up at Metgasco’s Casino office yesterday to protest the company’s ongoing exploration for coal-seam and other unconventional gas in the area. One man’s handwritten sign put the crowd’s feelings succinctly: ‘We are living in the age of stupid when money, gas companies, power, politicians, ego, greed are more important than water, earth, life, air and us.’ Photos David Lowe


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