Corporate Social Responsibility is a now a mainstream, well-practised undertaking by both small and large companies in our communities – and it makes sense for companies to give back – through employment, royalties, community grants and the like.
A thorough scientific study of hydraulic fracturing has found it poses little risk to the Northern Territory environment. This is no surprise – it is the second major study to come to the same conclusion in the NT in the past few years and the latest in a strong of a dozen or so conducted around the country.
People in New South Wales are being comprehensively misled by activists hell-bent on stopping a badly needed natural gas development at Narrabri, in the State’s north-west.
The Northern Territory could be on the cusp of a major economic resurgence, if its science-based independent inquiry gives a green light to natural gas development.