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Chris Dobney NSW Farmers and the state’s Greens are united on one thing: they are adamant that the chief scientist’s report on coal seam gas,...
The final report of the independent review of coal seam gas activities in NSW concludes that the CSG industry should be allowed to go ahead in the state, albeit under much tighter control and scrutiny than anywhere else in Australia.
Anti-gas activists and the Australian Greens have expressed alarm at the lack of insurance taken out by petroleum mining companies to cover mishaps. They argue the best insurance is to scrap the industry altogether and concentrate on renewable energy.
The question of whether or not mining should be allowed in the Northern Rivers has once again been raised and the issue is being brought to the table in the NSW Parliament.
Touted as their ‘first detailed policy position ahead of the Council elections’, the Byron Independents have announced their plans to expand pay parking in ‘other towns’ like Brunswick Heads and Mullumbimby.