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Stories about "CSG-free":
The people of the Northern Rivers of NSW breathed a big sigh of relief when they stopped the unconventional gas industry at Bentley. But the industry didn't stop when it hit resistance – it simply went around us, and left the region in a false bubble of security.
What could possibly be so large that it lies under almost a quarter of the Australian continent?
A 'gasfield-free' declaration by several rural communities around Byron shire yesterday came only hours before residents of a western Sydney housing estate were shocked to find gas leaking from an AGL coal-seam gas (CSG) well just 200 metres from their homes.
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.