George Bender was a landholder in the Chincilla district of Queensland. After 10 years of standing up for the rights of landholders against the invasion of the unconventional gas industry he flet there was nothing left for him. Attached is a court report by his family into the Australian Senate enquiry into coal seam gas and shale gas
Standard contracts used by fracking company Chesapeake have allowed the company to bill landowners when gas prices make their wells uneconomic
Farmers have condemned a government decision to allow shale gas exploration in Lancashire – despite the local county council’s refusal to grant the go-ahead.
The government over-ruled Lancashire County Council’s (LCC) refusal to grant permission for exploratory fracking by energy company Cuadrilla on Thursday (6 October).