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Bentley has declared itself gasfield-free after a poll found 86% of residents opposed gas mining in the area.

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Bentley has declared itself gasfield-free after a...

FARMERS UNITE: Bruce Shearman, Peter Nielsen, Len Boyle and Robert Lowrey will be at the November 1 rally in Lismore’s Riverside Park to call for gas licences across the region to be cancelled.

Nationals stalwart who quit over CSG now pushing for protest

IN CASE local Nationals MPs didn’t already know or understand, there’s a serious posse of Northern Rivers farmers who oppose gasfields on their land.


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progas - Battery Point

The discussion around salt production and well/infrastructure density in this article relates to CSG, yet the Rosella conventional well would not have produced salt or water. You can't compare the QLD CSG fields to the Mackellar conventional structure.




Ballina records highest number of dog attacks in region

BALLINA Shire reported 97 dog attacks last reporting year – the highest number in the region.


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mryellow - Ballina

Why a picture of a Rottweiler? They're big dogs, confident in the position, calm and relaxed. Every dog I've been attacked by in Ballina has been a yappie little terrier that some old lady lets sit on her head or a pillow and treats as the sexual...

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