APPEA ‘charm offensive’ hits Victoria

June 21, 2013

Friends of the Earth media release

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) has launched its long awaited ‘charm offensive’ in Victoria, with its ‘Lets Grow Victoria’ campaign.

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Government response to minerals report: fast track mining in Victoria

May 28, 2013


The long awaited Victorian government response to the ‘Inquiry into Greenfields mineral exploration and project development in Victoria’ was tabled this afternoon.

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State government must broaden Fracking moratorium

Media release Friends of the Earth

On Saturday May11, around 180 people attending a public meeting at Seaspray in Gippsland to express concern about the possibility of gas drilling in their area. On Monday evening, Lakes Oil dropped a letter in mailboxes, telling adjacent landowners it would start ‘testing’ at their Wombat 1 drill site the next day, Tuesday May 14.

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Gippsland Environment Suffering From Pesticide Spray Drift?

May 10 2013

Pesticides commonly used in vegetable cropping have been detected in waterways 25-30km away from the nearest vegetable cropping areas according to environmental organisation Friends of the Earth.

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“Gippsland Is Precious”

Monday 6th May 2013

 Our precious region gets nationwide coverage

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Daring Banner Drop Highlights Napthine's Backward Stance on Climate Change, Energy

Monday, 6th May 2013

 MEDIA RELEASE
 
This morning, environmental group Quit Coal have unveiled a giant banner from the top of Flinders Street Station, calling on Premier Napthine to 'get off the coal train and get on track for renewables'.

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Pesticides and water supply quality a concern for Gippsland residents

May 2 2013

 Friends of the Earth raised
concerns today about a recently published EPA report regarding pesticide and
heavy metal detections in waterways in Gippsland.

 

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