- Protect our land and water from mining.
- Honesty and integrity in politics
- Local jobs
- People before profits
- Improved heath and education services.



Friday, 28 September 2012

ABC article: Mixed reaction to Clarence gas deal

Mixed reaction to Clarence gas deal

Queensland gas field
Posted Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:30pm AEST

 
'A mining company with gas exploration licences for the Clarence Valley has just signed a multi million dollar deal with an energy company.'


'However the Clarence Valley Alliance Against Coal Seam Gas says it is extremely worried about the mining exploration deal.
Spokesman John Edwards said if the project was only for nine wells in the valley, it would not be a major concern.
"But if there's a resource discovered under any of those wells that will mean the companies will then move to the next level, which is a gas field," he said.
"We'll have dozens, possibly hundreds of gas wells clustered around in a very small area, connected to pipelines and roads.
"It's going to be horrific.'

Complete article at ABC Coffs Coast

More at North Coast Voices with pictures of protest outside the office of Chris Gulaptis  

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