Gasfield Free Brunswick Junction

Brunswick Junction goes Gasfield Free  THE COMMUNITY of Brunswick Junction declared itself Gasfield Free at a special event on Sunday November 6, 2016 in Channel Park. The declaration followed months of work that involved volunteers going house-to-house, road-by-road asking residents if they would like to declare the area Gasfield Free. The comprehensive survey found that 93.9% of the population of […]

Gasfield Free Communities

DECLARING your community Gasfield Free is one of the best ways to protect it from becoming an industrialised gasfield. While a community declaration has no legal standing it does have value as a community statement. Declaring your community Gasfield Free involves going house to house, road by road asking residents if they would like their area to go gasfield free. […]

Studies point to impacts from unconventional gas developments on human health, air and water

IN 2016 Hays & Shonkoff undertook a major literature review of the studies on unconventional gas and human health between 2009 and 2015. They found that at least 685 papers had been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals on the impacts of unconventional gas developments. Of these 84% of the public health studies contained findings that indicated public health hazards, elevated risks, […]