Fracking Inquiry identifies serious risks - public encouraged to make submissions

The Conservation Council of WA is encouraging the public to make submissions to the WA Fracking Inquiry, following today’s release of a Background and Issues Paper which identifies serious environmental, social, economic, and health risks associated with the gas fracking industry.

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Kimberley fracking project pre-empts fracking moratorium - will face strong community opposition

Environment groups have warned that a proposal for a gas fracking project and gas pipeline in the Kimberley would face intense opposition from community and conservation groups.

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Fracking ban and moratorium welcomed

The state’s peak environment group the Conservation Council of WA (CCWA) and Frack Free Future alliance have welcomed today’s announcement by the McGowan Government to implement a ban on fracking in the South West, Peel, and Perth regions and a moratorium in other areas pending the results of an inquiry.

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Environment groups welcome policies on climate, fracking and environment at WA Labor Conference

WA Labor today reaffirmed its commitment to action on climate change, gas fracking, renewable energy, and biodiversity protection laws, as hundreds of community members rallied outside the WA Labor Conference to support a Frack Free Future for WA.

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WA taxpayers must not subsidise fracking - incentives should be directed to renewables not polluting energy

Western Australia’s peak conservation group has called on the McGowan Government to ensure that WA taxpayers are not subsidising the gas fracking industry, and to redirect incentives to renewable energy development.

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Science survey finds 7 out of 10 Australians oppose fracking

According to the recently released Australian Beliefs and Attitudes Towards Science Survey, 7 out of 10 Australians are opposed to fracking.

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NT Inquiry Report Confirms Unavoidable Impacts of Gas Fracking

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Image: The Owen-3 site on Tobermorey Station in the Northern Territory, Caddie Brain

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Fracking for GST Threat an Insult to Western Australians

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Locals declare Exmouth Frack Free

After 12 painstaking months of surveying townsfolk door-to-door, Cape Conservation Group volunteers have established beyond a shred of doubt that Exmouth residents are totally opposed to unconventional onshore gas exploration on the North West Cape.

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 Photo: Lock the Gate WA

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Report Details Fracking Threats to Perth Water Supplies

 

A report released today has highlighted the clear threat posed to Western Australia’s groundwater supplies by unconventional tight gas exploration and mining or ‘fracking’.

 

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