MEDIA RELEASE: Oil spill spells time for change


“Where are the booms and scoops to collect the leaking oil from the Rena?” asks Climate Justice Taranaki.

“For five days we have watched and waited with dread, as 20 tonnes of oil has spilled into the sea leaving a trail around 5km long. All we are hearing is that loads of people are investigating, on stand-by or out picking up birds from the oil slick and scanning beaches but no-one is collecting up the spilt oil.” Read the rest of this entry »

MEDIA RELEASE: Toxic water and toxic milk from oil industry? What the frack is in the milk?


In the midst of a potentially massive oil spill near Tauranga “Climate Justice Taranaki can now point to evidence of council approved spreading of toxic fracking and drilling wastes onto land that will be grazed by cows” says spokesperson Urs Signer. Download full document. Read the rest of this entry »

News Headlines 4 Oct – 30 Oct 2011


Environmental disaster averted (Oct 27, NZ)

How safe is the Maui pipe? (Oct 27, NZ)

Rena: Forest & Bird v Oil Industry (Oct 25, NZ)

Well, well, well (Oct 22, NZ) – Important read re ground water contamination and Cheal well sites

Protester wants to change system (Oct 20, NZ)

Contamination claims rubbished (Oct 17, NZ)

Water issue too touchy for oil firm (Oct 16, NZ)

Rena Disaster: Chemical in toppled cargo, containers at Mt Maunganui (Oct 13, NZ)

Wellington protesters sick of inequality (Oct 12, NZ)

Ngaere residents want answers on water quality (Oct 10, NZ) Must read!

Joyce: Slick damage will get worse (Oct 7, NZ)

Young v Little (Oct 6, NZ)

France to Keep Fracking Ban to protect environment, Sarkozy says (Oct 4, France)