Look at the huge gas flare with thick smoke coming out of Todd Energy’s Mangahewa-D wellsite, Rimutauteka near Inglewood, yesterday. Imagine the health effects on nearby residents and livestock. Photo by Fiona Clark, 18 June 2014.
Taranaki locals, if you are concerned about the oil and gas industry and want to find out more about its impacts and your rights, come to our Community Meetings this and next Sat 21st & 28th June 2014. Details here.
Media: Norfolk drilling pledge, TDN 23/06/2014.
Oil firm’s PR fluff, TDN 25/06/14; Not the good oil, TDN, 26/06/14
“We are absolutely thrilled that the Environmental Protection Agency made the right decision and declined Trans-Tasman Resources’ marine consent application to mine the South Taranaki Bight for iron ore” says Urs Signer, member of Climate Justice Taranaki. Read the rest of this entry »
Climate Justice Taranaki (CJT) reaffirms its call for an end to fracking and issuance of any new oil and gas permits.
The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report supports CJT’s view that the regulatory and management regime here requires major reform, and that the great environmental issue with fossil fuel development is climate change.
“The report is another slap in the face for the petroleum industry. But it’s not enough. Read the rest of this entry »