Following information provided by Climate Justice Taranaki (CJT) and others and the reporter’s own research, Radio NZ put together a series of reports on the disposal of drilling and fracking waste on landfarms in Taranaki (See links below). Shortly after the broadcast, TRC put out five statements on its website, criticizing the reports.
CJT has these points to raise: Read the rest of this entry »
New Internationalist has just published a 17 paged long article on fracking worldwide and the many community campaigns against it. Even J Key and CJT get a mention in there! Download the article here.
If you represent a community group, hapu or business organisation that is opposed to fracking, please sign our Community Joint Statement on Fracking which calls for a total ban or moratorium. Simply send us an email and we’ll add your organisation to it.
For more detailed recommendations re fracking, read our Aug 2013 submission to the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment. If you haven’t already written to the Commissioner, write to her now, before she releases her report in early 2014.