Coal seam gas
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 ...
Big energy companies and others are spinning the idea of 'transition gas', but it's time we realised the smartest option is to gradually replace coal with an entirely renewable rollout, says Matthew Wright of Beyond Zero Emissions in Climate Spectator. Read his report here.
Just how big is coal seam gas (csg) mining in Australia? What are the benefits and the potential costs of the industry's expansion? ABC News Online has launched an informative website that has upset the csg industry. Click here to check it out.