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A National Party Tweed shire councillor has come under fire from local campaigners against coal-seam gas (CSG) for 'cosying up' to the mining lobby instead of listeting to by inviting Metgasco’s chief executive to its Christmas bash later this month.
Revelations yesterday that the NSW government spent close to $1 billion on supporting the coal, gas and oil industries were not lost on Lock the Tweed’s Michael McNamara.
Tweed Shire Council is taking up Lismore’s lead and offering to install Gasfield Free signs at various locations throughout the shire. But the council won’t go ahead with the proposal unless it receives positive feedback from residents on the scheme.
A north coast anti-gas activist has condemned four north-coast National Party state MPs over their claims to be responsible for the suspension of Metgasco’s petroleum exploration licence, saying the strategy ‘stinks to high heaven’.
Locals gathering to object to burning forests, plastic, foils, and tyres for energy at Condong sugar mill
A public protest is taking place this Friday meet near the Condong sugar mill, north of Murwillumbah, at the big fig tree on Tweed Valley Way on Friday, 22 October at 10am to object to the burning of trees and ‘forest waste’ by Cape Byron Power to generate electricity at the Condong sugar mill.