THERE are three places in the US called Burning Springs, and there are historical records of people lighting their water since the 1600s. That's according to Phelim McAleer who explains what he sees as the 'Ten Big Fat Lies About Fracking'... 1) … [Read more...] about Ten Big Fat Lies About Fracking: Phelim McAleer
AN historic piece of legislation, The Carbon Pollution Reduction Bill, currently rests on the Senate table which, if passed, will have a huge impact on Australia’s economic and social future. The legislation will next be considered on August 13th. … [Read more...] about What will an ETS do for Australia’s Environment?
"The Buyat controversy has taken away precious three and half years out of my family’s life, but we still feel that justice delayed is still justice." Eric Ness was writing about yet another court ruling vindicating his father, Richard Ness, and … [Read more...] about Rick Ness Retires, Eric Ness Stops Blogging, But I Will Keep Writing
The mining thread at this blog has been dominated by the Buyat Bay saga; the alleged deliberate pollution of the bay, fishing village and its fringing coral reef in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, by US mining giant Newmont and in particular its … [Read more...] about Newmont Wins Civil Suit in Jakarta, Rick Ness Retires
"An Indonesian court has thrown out a lawsuit brought by a mining executive against the New York Times over reports the firm dumped toxic waste into an Indonesian bay, lawyers said Thursday. Richard Ness, an executive with US mining giant Newmont, … [Read more...] about Indonesian Court Throws Out Case Against New York Times on ‘Buyat Bay Saga’
Earlier this week the Australian chapter of 'Friends of the Earth' posted a statement on their website in response to comments made by Australian Senator Ian Macdonald. The press release stated: National environmental organisation, Friends of the … [Read more...] about Richard Ness Sends A Letter To ‘Friends of the Earth’: A Blog Post from Eric