Protesters form blockade at gas drill site

PASSIONATE PROTEST: Gas drilling protestor David Black makes a stance against trucks carrying parts of the gas drilling rig to the Penola Haselgrove-3 site. Pictures: AMELIA PEPE

CAMPAIGNERS against gas mining have declared they will not back down despite police warning they could be arrested if they repeat yesterday’s blockade stunt.

About 15 members of the Limestone Coast Protection Alliance swarmed in front of two oversized heavy vehicles entering Beach Energy’s new conventional Haselgrove-3 exploration site south of Penola yesterday.

It is understood a number of activists defied direct orders to move away from the trucks, with police warning they could be arrested.

According to activists, police

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