“Tasmania’s primary industries minister, Jeremy Rockliff, said uncertainty around fracking should not put at risk Tasmania’s reputation for producing fresh, premium and safe produce….” This is what NZ should be doing. See the community joint statement calling for a total ban on fracking in NZ – will your group join us? As an individual, please sign the Stop Fracking Now petition. Read full story on Tasmanian here (Guardian, 26 March 2015).
If you’re still not convinced, read “How earthquakes linked to fracking are fracturing an Oklahoma community” (Stuff, 28 Feb 2015)
The UK’s lack of fracking regulation is insane (Aug 31, UK)
Govt accused of being obsessed with fossil fuels (Aug 30, NZ) – Read this!
The Government’s recently released Energy Strategy (Aug 30, NZ) – Must listen!
Carcinogens found in CSG project (Aug 28, Australia)
Open cast mine plan condemned (Aug 27, NZ)
Fracking will require approval says council (Aug 26, NZ)
How to talk to a climate sceptic (Aug 25, UK)
New rules for ocean oil exploration (Aug 24, NZ) Important!
Wyoming regulators exempt 146 ‘fracking’ chemicals from public disclosure (Aug 24, USA)
What tar sands and the Keystone XL pipeline mean for climate change (Aug 23, USA)
Fonterra decision a blow to organic farmers (Aug 23, NZ)
Greens’ clean-up policy includes $500 million plans for water charges (Aug 22, NZ)
Four thousand aftershocks in six months (Aug 22, NZ) Read the rest of this entry »
Wildlife the focus of oil clean-up exercise (May 13th, NZ)
New Zealand: Octanex receives consent for farmout of PEP 51906 to OMV (May 11th, NZ)
Twinkle, twinkle, damaged drill ship (May 11th, NZ)
Sabotage at seismic survey sites (May 10th, NZ)
Frack and ruin: the rise of hydraulic fracturing (May 6th, UK – must read!!)
Obama forms panel to improve fracking safety (May 5th, USA)
Anadarko, part owner of Deepwater Horizon well in Gulf of Mexico, sets to drill in NZ (May 4th, NZ – must read/listen!!)
Govt confirms that NZers will pay for oil spill (May 4th, NZ)
Farmers fight against coal seam gas industry (May 4th, Australia)
Large whale washes up on Taranaki beach (May 3rd, NZ)
Taranaki set for deep sea drilling (May 2nd, NZ)
MIT web tools help small landowners navigate gas leasing frenzy (May 1st, USA)