Libs noncommittal over calls to block fracking

LIBERAL MP Nick McBride will seek party room support for a legislated ban on fracking but says the State Government believes the bill “does nothing but add more discussion and debate to parliament”.[…]

Gas ban amendment push

GREENS MLC Mark Parnell has progressed moves to ban fracking in the South East, introducing amendments to state legislation to bolster the Marshall Government’s cabinet-imposed moratorium. […]

Blanket gas mining ban debate

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has rejected calls by a prominent environmentalist that all gas mining activities should be banned in the South East. South […]

Drill site waste move defended

GAS exploration giant Beach Energy has dismissed concerns by anti-mining activists over the dumping of South East drill cutting material into a McLaren Vale landfill site. […]

Gas warning shot fired

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has warned the State Government to back a legislative moratorium on fracking in the South East or face potential voter […]

Rock solid fracking guarantee needed

CALLS today for the State Government to enshrine the 10-year fracking moratorium into legislation appears to have merit given confusion about its long-term legality. While it […]

McBride welcomes fracking moratorium

LIBERAL MP-elect Nick McBride has welcomed his party’s commitment to implementing a moratorium on fracking in the South East in the first week of a new […]

Liberals lock gate to fracking

INDEPENDENT Troy Bell is “ecstatic” a moratorium on fracking in the South East will be implemented in the first week of a State Liberal Government. The […]

Candidates see red over Greens deal

MACKILLOP’S political aspirants have lambasted environmental party Greens SA for directing their preferences to Labor, which has a perceived pro-fracking stance in the South East, with […]