Months into the making of their new film, local duo Cloudcatcher Media has launched a trailer and the farmers who are producing the project have launched a Chuffed crowdfunder
The NSW Land and Environment Court yesterday gave a green light for Santos to operate its ‘Leewood’ coal seam gas (CSG) wastewater treatment facility near Narrabri and the world-renowned Pilliga State Forest in North-West NSW. Community group People for the... Read More →
A court case will begin today that could see a halt to Santos’ CSG water treatment facility near the Pilliga State Forest, an internationally renowned ecosystem near Narrabri in north-west NSW.
Pressure is mounting on gas miner Santos to abandon its gas project in the Pilliga with yet another two grandmothers locking on this morning, including one from Murwillumbah
Federal environment minister Greg Hunt’s first cousin today suspended herself 12 metres in the air to interrupt work at Santos’ controversial Leewood coal seam gas wastewater plant. And she was joined by some Lismore supporters.
Several north coast locals are among ten arrested at the Santos Pilliga CSG treatment plant so far.
A 51-year-old Knitting Nanna from Lismore has spent this morning 'locked-on' to the gates of Santos’ Leewood wastewater facility, which is part of the company’s plans to develop 850 gas wells in the Pilliga forest near Narrabri in North West NSW.
'Mungo and I last discussed politics just after the federal election on Late Night Live. We both knew what Abbott would do – seek to close down free speech and climate change science information and further corporate interests at the expense of community,' writes Margo Kingston.
On Saturday north-coast artists performed at Barkala Farm in the Pilliga, where a 'Party at Maria's Place' concert was held to support to local residents united to protest expansion of CSG and coal mining in north-west NSW.
At first glance Prime Minister Tony Abbott's deregulation agenda would appear to play into the hands of companies like Santos, which is battling to win approval for its contentious coal seam gas project at Narrabri.