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Moratorium on all CSG, tracking, tight sands, shale and all other unconventional gas mining activities and licences in Queensland

Eligibility - Queensland citizens

Principal Petitioner:

Sandra Bamberry
103 Charles Drive
TARA QLD 4421

Total Signatures - 450

Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament

Posting Date: 16/02/2017

Tabled Date: 16/02/2017

Responded By: Hon Dr Anthony Lynham MP on 20/03/2017

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

The petition of citizens of Queensland draws to the attention of the House:

 

  • present and potential negative impacts of the Coal Seam Gas Mining (CSG) Industry, tracking, tight sands, shale and all other unconventional forms of gas mining on water quality, farm lands, the environment, communities, residents' health, property values and tourism.


Your petitioners request the House to:

  • declare an immediate moratorium on all CSG, tracking, tight sands, shale and all other unconventional gas
    mining activities and licences in Queensland;
  • declare Queensland to be a CSG, tracking, tight sands, shale, and all other unconventional gas, mining-free State,
    and transition to renewable energy;
  • conduct full independent examinations of the health and environmental Impacts and cumulative impacts of CSG
    mining, and compensate and remove affected people from Impacted areas;
  • respect country and act appropriately, and protect Indigenous peoples sites of cultural and spiritual significance.