Month: July 2021
Fracking Dumps Millions of Gallons of Toxic Chemicals Into Gulf of Mexico
A fracking boom in the Gulf of Mexico poses a major risk to human health and wildlife, a new report from the Center for Biological Diversity has found. The report calculated that oil and gas companies had dumped at least 66.3 million gallons of fracking fluids into the vulnerable waters of the Gulf …
“Reality is coal is around for a long time”, says Resource Minister
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has used his overseas visits to declare that Australia is moving to a carbon-neutral economy, acknowledging that a “new energy economy is coming.” However, Resources Minister Keith Pitt says that coal will be around around for a long time, citing the economic cost of re…
CSIRO report confirms CSG fracking is safe for the environment | Ministers for the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt says a new CSIRO report into the impact on the environment from fracking should pave the way for further investment in gas exploration and development across Australia.
Keith Pitt slammed for Territory fracked gas cash splash
Protect Country Alliance says recently demoted Morrison Government Resources Minister Keith Pitt is “counting his dinosaur eggs before they hatch” after he announced $21 million for fracking gas wells at a project that has not even received Territory environment approval.