Libs silent on fracking ban

PRODUCTIVE MEETING: Limestone Coast Protection Alliance members Sophie Henke, Merilyn Paxton and chair Angus Ralton discuss the upcoming bill to enshrine the South East fracking ban in legislation with Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell.

REPEATED calls to Premier Steven Marshall and Mining Minister Dan van Holst Pellekaan urging the State Government to support a legislated moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in the South East have been unsuccessful, according to the region’s peak anti-fracking group.

The Limestone Coast Protection Alliance has sought meetings with the two State Government representatives to ensure a 10-moratorium will be made law, with chair Angus Ralton saying he was disappointed by the lack of a response.

“As the 10-year moratorium was a central


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