Kingaroy Asks for Coal Permit “Buy-Back”

Kingaroy residents concerned about the health impacts from a proposed coal mine near their town are demanding the Queensland Government buys back the exploration permit from the company proposing the mine. Moreton Resources (previously known as Cougar energy) is proposing to begin development of the open cut coal mine in 2017 just 4 kilometres south… Read More Kingaroy Asks for Coal Permit “Buy-Back”

South Burnett Groups – dispelling the myths

There has been confusion created by some media over a few local community groups.  These resident action groups have formed to assist the ratepeyers of the South Burnett have a greater voice towards helping the South Burnett Regional Council guide the Shire.  Here are the facts about three local groups that primarily focus on the… Read More South Burnett Groups – dispelling the myths

Consequences of proposed open-cut coal mining in the vicinity of Kingaroy

“In conclusion Moreton’s project plans $11 billion in sales and prima facie this may look attractive until one looks at Kammen’s estimate of the cost of damage including that to health, property and income of residents in the South Burnett. Ill health may take years to develop, but in just a few years it is… Read More Consequences of proposed open-cut coal mining in the vicinity of Kingaroy