May 2014

Commented on a story 13th May 2014 6:11 PM

LISMORE CITY councillors will tonight debate whether to try banning the truck carrying Metgasco's drill rig to Bentley from using the city's roads.

Lismore councillors to consider blocking Metgasco drill rig

"I don't think they need to worry about it. The Kyogle road out of Lismore is already nearly impassable."

Commented on a story 13th May 2014 5:37 PM

POLICE and the State Government have refused to confirm 800 police from across NSW will be sent to break up the Bentley anti-CSG protest camp.

Rumours rife anti-CSG protest camp will be met with 800 cops

"And the cost of the wonder car would be?"

Commented on a story 13th May 2014 5:37 PM

POLICE and the State Government have refused to confirm 800 police from across NSW will be sent to break up the Bentley anti-CSG protest camp.

Rumours rife anti-CSG protest camp will be met with 800 cops

"We'll see how "chilled out" they are when the rig arrives. Total chaos predicted. I wonder whether..."

Commented on a story 13th May 2014 5:36 PM

POLICE and the State Government have refused to confirm 800 police from across NSW will be sent to break up the Bentley anti-CSG protest camp.

Rumours rife anti-CSG protest camp will be met with 800 cops

"You are spot on Stats. Had they never ventured into Greenland nothing would have been said. I've had a..."

Commented on a story 13th May 2014 5:35 PM

POLICE and the State Government have refused to confirm 800 police from across NSW will be sent to break up the Bentley anti-CSG protest camp.

Rumours rife anti-CSG protest camp will be met with 800 cops

"Haven't seen too many solar powered cars at the Bentley site. Or non-gas powered cooking equipment for..."

April 2014

Commented on a story 24th Apr 2014 12:33 PM

PROTESTERS at Bentley will be forced to depart their campsite as soon as Saturday after Richmond Valley Council refused to extend the camp’s original approval.

Bentley protest camp shut down by Richmond Valley Council

"About time the laws were enforced. Everyone else has to abide by Council regulations, why not this..."

Commented on a story 10th Apr 2014 6:18 PM

TWO Byron Shire temporary fencing suppliers have made a stand against gas mining by knocking back a large contract offered by Metgasco.

Fencing companies take a stand, reject Metgasco contracts

"Why would anyone ask a Byron Bay business to get involved? Of course they'd say no. Nimbyism at play..."

Commented on a story 10th Apr 2014 6:17 PM

THE idea of gas opponents as hardened eco-activists is contradicted by 32 Bentley farmers, who have supported a letter opposing gas exploration in their area.

Bentley farmers: Opposing gas doesn't make us "anarchists"

"Hysterical much?"

Commented on a story 8th Apr 2014 7:20 PM

THE farmer who owns the land Metgasco wants to drill at Bentley says a confrontation with protesters at the site several weeks ago left him shaking.

Confrontation with protesters "left me shaking", says farmer

"Why don't you move up here and get a reality check?"

Commented on a story 8th Apr 2014 7:20 PM

THE farmer who owns the land Metgasco wants to drill at Bentley says a confrontation with protesters at the site several weeks ago left him shaking.

Confrontation with protesters "left me shaking", says farmer

"What's a "self-managed woman"?"

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