Gas

  • EcoNetwork rejects coal seam gas mining

    EcoNetwork is opposed in principle to the exploration and extraction of coal seam gas. We believe it is incompatible with the protection of the environment in Port Stephens and that production would pose an unacceptable risk to irreplaceable groundwater supplies, create huge volumes of highly saline wastewater and industrialise the landscape. Our policy has been reaffirmed in motions carried at two general meetings: 9 December 2011 GM: This meeting of EcoNetwork extends its congratulations to the Fullerton Cove ...

    Posted at October 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Gas,Latest News,Papers & submissions | 0 Comment
  • EcoNetwork – Port Stephens Inc response to plans for a Newcastle Gas Storage Facility

    By Dr Quentin Espey In response to your call for community comment EcoNetwork - Port Stephens Inc. declares our opposition in principle to the establishment of the Newcastle Gas Storage Facility primarily because it encourages the use of fossil fuels instead of renewable energy sources. In principle opposition to planning and allocating resources to promote fossil fuels We oppose the development of facilities anywhere along the supply chain that promote the use of fossil fuels. The notion that natural ...

    Posted at August 19, 2011 | By : | Categories : Gas,Papers & submissions | 0 Comment