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Discharges of 2011, How they Kill.

The discharges of Coal Seam water in 2011 killed the vegetation not only by the saline effect, from which the vegetation will eventually recover, but from the so called harmless Sodium Bi-Carbonate (Baking Soda) which is the largest single salt found in the Coal Seam Water and ALKALINE by nature.

How does the Sodium Bi-Carbonate […]

Santos polutes Pilliga State Forest

On December 30th. 2011, during a routine check of Santos (ex Eastern Star Gas) sites throughout the upper parts of the Eastern side of the Pilliga State Forest. An area of very recent tree kill was noticed adjacent to the Bibblewindi Gas Gathering and Coal Seam Water Treatment Complex.

Santos tried to put this of […]

DARACON on Santos Sites

DARACON located at Bohena 6 well site in the Pilliga State Forest on December 16th 2011.

Is this the begining of the end for large scale local involvement with the Coal Seam Gas Industry in the area ?

New Owners – New Ideas


At the 20th April Narrabri Council adopted resolution 209/2010 ; Resolved by the motion by Councillor Bates/Sevil that Council request Eastern Star Gas to form a Community Consultation Committee to foster information within the community.

It is now August 14th 2010 and still nothing concrete has been done to develop this important link […]


There seems to be a shift in the NSW Department of Planning, they now publish Political Donations when a Part3A application is put i( see ERM Power Pty. Ltd). Sore wonders if this is not a requirement for all facets of Mining both Gas and Mineral. We might then see who actually benefits from […]