Lessons from the Fracking Front Line – How #protectgloucester beat AGL by @coolmccool

Earlier this month AGL announced that it was pulling out of the beautiful Gloucester valley in NSW and ceasing its controversial CSG (coal seam gas) operations. Although AGL maintained that it had made the decision on purely economic grounds, local environmentalists claim otherwise. The community involved in the anti-CSG campaign gathered recently in Gloucester to […]

The #protectgloucester camp: @coolmccool reports

  The Protect Gloucester camp is now open and ready for business. Situated among breath-taking scenery close to AGL’s fracking site, the camp is manned by a team of dedicated locals, who have put in many hours of hard work to get the camp ready. Built to meet very stringent regulations demanded by the local […]

Think Global, act local to #protectgloucester from #AGL #csg, says @RobOakeshott1

Thursday, 23/10/14 – 1.24pm: Email from an old Gloucester constituent and friend;  “AGL has advised the NSW Office of CSG that it wishes to commence fracture stimulation activities on Waukivory13 this week, but AGL requires several additional approvals before they can start fracture stimulation activities:  an approved produced water management plan and an approved groundwater […]