We’ve seen it all before, when the Sydney Morning Herald ignored the facts to promote a green group’s propaganda. We’ve also seen how the Kangaroo Island Council spreads misinformation and how the SA Greens attempt to misinform Parliament and the Community.
Santos has made its final submission to the Northern Territory’s scientific inquiry into hydraulic fracturing outlining that it could create more than 2,300 jobs if it is allowed to develop its onshore gas tenements in the Northern Territory.
The Northern Territory Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing is scheduled to deliver its final report by the end of March. One of the key issues the Inquiry is considering is whether or not fracking will harm water resources.
Australia needs more gas, and illogical blockers to its development should be removed. So says the world’s foremost energy authority, the International Energy Agency, in its latest report on Australia’s energy future.
Does the Northern Territory scientific inquiry into fracking know what it is talking about? For that matter, does the Commonwealth Chief Scientist, or the New South Wales Chief Scientist, or the CSIRO? The answer is obviously ‘yes’, in each instance.
There is good news for manufacturers and industrial users in the latest report on natural gas pricing – but householders in Victoria and NSW may feel they are missing out.
Next week the Northern Territory inquiry into hydraulic fracturing will begin its last phase of hearings and community forums. It is an important last phase – for the NT and for Australia.
More anti-gas health claims have emerged this summer – but for those watching the industry over the past five years, they have a very familiar ring. The latest claims are published in the International Journal of Environmental Studies.