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CSG walk ends in Gladstone

People concerned about the Great Barrier Reef will welcome UNESCO delegates.

media release March 7, 2012

Today UNESCO will visit Gladstone to inspect the state of the Great Barrier Reef. People from various organisations will be present to welcome them and to highlight their concerns about the dredging that has happened in the Gladstone Harbour.

At 12 noon the people will be lining the Bryan Jordan Drive Bridge with vibrant reef fish installations, colourful flags and banners.

NSW wind guidelines: limiting energy choices?

The NSW Planning & Infrastructure department is calling for submissions on the Draft NSW Planning Guidelines: Wind Farms which were released on December 23.

We encourage wind energy supporters in NSW, especially in rural and wind farm areas, to make a submission. You can make your submission anonymously, and it doesn’t have to be long or particularly formal.

Walking For A Future.

Departing Kumbarilla on February 9th, this 29 day walk of almost 500 km will culminate at Gladstone on March 8th, 2012 and highlight the impacts of the CSG industry on people, landscapes and climate.

Over a beer after a successful protest at a Santos shareholders meeting, June Norman, a 71 year old great grand mother, shared her desire for support for walk along the proposed gas pipeline and coal rail corridor to peacefully highlight the need to create a sustainable future whilst connecting with communities affected by these industries.
 

Time to stop listening to Front group’s junk science

media release 24 January 2012
Friends of the Earth


Time to stop listening to Front group’s junk science


Documents received under a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to NSW Health cast doubt on the credentials of anti-wind farm campaigners who have been whipping up fears in communities around the country.

Time to stop listening to Front group’s junk science

media release 24 January 2012
Friends of the Earth

 

Documents received under a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to NSW Health cast doubt on the credentials of anti-wind farm campaigners who have been whipping up fears in communities around the country.

“Australia is now falling behind in the development of job-rich wind energy, largely due to the efforts of a small number of anti-wind farm activists who have waged a campaign of fear, uncertainty and doubt,” said Cam Walker, Friends of the Earth campaigns co-ordinator.

Gladstone Harbour Dredge Protest – environmental activist challenges court

MEDIA RELEASE
Date 20 January 2012

Environmental protest given the green light in Queensland


Today in the Brisbane magistrates court, Magistrate Jim Herlihy gave the green light to environmental protestors in Queensland to take action to protect the environment from coal and coal seam gas development.

“This is a great day for Queensland, and a great outcome for the environment” said Derec Davies from Friends of the Earth.

Wind farms popular despite protests

Friends of the Earth’s Yes2Renewables campaign has welcomed today’s polling results that show rural residents remain overwhelmingly supportive of wind energy.

The survey, commissioned by wind farm developer Pacific Hydro, polled residents in areas where wind farms had been built. The results show 83% of respondents across three states support building wind turbines as a way to generate electricity.

No new coal in Anglesea - Time to make the transition

Environmental groups have demanded that Alcoa and the State Government come clean on any plans to expand the Anglesea coal mine into heritage-listed heathland.

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