Ideological activists ‘risk gas future’ by: SID MAHER, POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT From: The Australian July 29, 2013 12:00AM More than 100 farmers blockaded the gates to Glasserton, near Spring Ridge on the Liverpool Plains, where Santos proposed to drill for coal-seam gas. Picture: Peter Lorimer Source: News Limited
State Environmental Planning Policy (Mining, Petroleum Production and Extractive Industries) Amendment (Resource Significance) 2013 The NSW Government is seeking feedback on amendments to the Mining SEPP which: • Ensure the significance of the resources (major or minor) must be considered in the decision-making process as an important, but not the only, factor; • Stipulate the […]
New trigger for federal environmental approval commences and associated draft significant impact guidelines released Herbert Smith Freehills LLP John Ware and Madeline Simpson Australia July 24 2013 Author page » Author page » What has happened? Parliament has passed legislation that imposes a federal layer of environmental approval on coal seam gas (CSG) and large […]
Draft guidelines for new water trigger under the EPBC Act released for public comment Norton Rose Australia Andrew Muir and Rebecca Hoare Australia July 19 2013 Author page » Author page » Introduction The Federal Government has released the Draft significant impact guidelines – Coal seam gas and large coal mining developments: impacts on water […]
Competitive markets key to our energy security by: MARTIN FERGUSON From: The Australian July 24, 2013 12:00AM Extract from article: Instead, what we need is a proper price signal from the market that will provide an incentive for producers to get new gas supplies out of the ground and into the local market. Much of […]
CSG Presentation to the Australian National University, 9th July 2013. Overview of the law surrounding the CSG industry in NSW, and the effectiveness of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Public Engagement in the approval and development processes of CSG.