TUESDAY, August 13, 2019: The Gasfield Free South West Alliance says the State Government has left the door open for fracking to take place in the South West, Peel and Metro regions. A spokesperson for the group Kathy Thomson said the State Government’s Implementation Plan for Fracking in WA, released quietly by the government last month, had missed a golden […]
MONDAY, JULY 15, 2019: The Lock the Gate Alliance has described an implementation plan for fracking in WA as “extremely concerning” in its lack of detail and substance. The plan, which has taken the government more than seven months to develop, was quietly released late Friday. A spokesperson for Lock the Gate in WA Jane Hammond said the plan opened […]
FRIDAY JUNE 21, 2019: In a move applauded by ratepayers, the Gingin Shire Council voted unanimously to oppose fracking for unconventional gas at its meeting yesterday. The vote follows a request from ratepayers to take a strong stand against the development of unconventional gas in the shire. The council also agreed to write to the Premier Mark McGowan expressing its […]
MONDAY, JUNE3, 2019: Work is underway on what could be WA’s first fracking gasfield, the Lock the Gate Alliance has warned A drilling exploration rig has been erected 50km south east of Dongara on unallocated crown land off Natta Road. It is exploring for tight gas as well as conventional gas and oil. Mid West coordinator for Lock the Gate […]
Local citizens concerned at plans by Buru Energy to frack the Kimberley will gather outside the company’s AGM in West Perth this morning from 9.30am.