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Gas drill suspension welcomed. Fear of rural backlash forces government's hand
May 28, 2014
Friends of the Earth (FoE) has welcomed the Victorian government’s announcement that it will put the brakes on the onshore gas sector for 12 months. Energy Minister Russell Northe will today knock back the...Read More Add your reaction Share
Farmers pledge to blockade gas drilling operations
May 23, 2014
PLEASE NOTE that today's planned ride has been cancelled as a result of yesterday's announcement by the government. On thursday May 29, community members from Seaspray in Gippsland will ride horses up Bourke Street...Read More Add your reaction Share
Will govt intervene on flawed decision to approve licence for Anglesea coal power plant?
May 22, 2014
Friends of the Earth are shocked by the Essential Services Commission's decision to grant Alcoa a license to pollute, ignoring the wishes of Anglesea residents who want the coal power plant closed.Read More Add your reaction Share
Community consultation on gas welcomed.
April 30, 2014
Environmental group Friends of the Earth (FoE) has welcomed today’s announcement of the community consultation process on unconventional gas by the Energy and Resources Minister Russell Northe. “After many months of inaction by the...Read More 1 Reaction Share
Seaspray residents launch direct action 'pledge' campaign against Tight Gas drilling
February 21, 2014
Locals from Seaspray in Gippsland have announced their intention to blockade drilling operations if the government approves Lakes Oil Tight Gas activity. Lakes Oil have applied to the state government to gain approval to...Read More Add your reaction Share
the community campaign against new coal and gas
February 21, 2014
The community campaign against new coal and gas is already in full swing for 2014. There are a number of community declarations coming up soon, with Mirboo North and Boolarra holding their community celebrations...Read More Add your reaction Share
a new coal mine in South Gippsland?
February 20, 2014
Gelliondale Resources, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ignite Energy Resources Limited, is currently applying for a Retention Licence to facilitate the the development of the Gelliondale Coal Project. The proposed area for the Retention Licence...Read More Add your reaction Share