The Greens Federal candidates for Maranoa - Grant Newson and Groom - Trevor Smith attended, and Queensland Greens lead Senate candidate Adam Stone spoke at, a rally of land owners threatened by Arrow Energy Coal Seam Gas industry at Nangwee Saturday.
Prominent Queensland Greens member Libby Connors and her husband, Drew Hutton, President of Lock the Gate Alliance will travel to the United States to help uncover adverse impacts of coal seam gas and shale gas mining.
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COAL exploration is set to begin on Ipswich's southern outskirts.
Cuesta Coal is beginning exploration of a site adjacent to the proposed open-cut coalmine at Ebenezer, south of Amberley.
The exploration has outraged environmental groups already concerned with the possible proliferation of coalmines in the region.
Video footage of coal seam gas bubbling from the Condamine River close to CSG mining operations shows the need for a five year moratorium on this risky industry, despite the old parties voting against the Greens move to legislate for a moratorium in federal Parliament last night.
Tuesday at a shareholders' meeting, Broncos executive Paul White was forced to defend his club's sponsorship by two mining companies, Anglo American and Arrow Energy involved in coal-seam gas projects, an issue that is causing deep divisions in Queensland and NSW.