- Rivers SOS is an alliance of over 40 environmental and community groups concerned with the protection of the integrity of river systems and water sources from the impacts of mining and other extractive industries.
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Also, check out our recent photos of the damage to the Waratah rivulet here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/53515439@N05/sets/72157626103042195/ Ben Cubby ENVIRONMENT EDITOR March 9, 2011 Bubbling up … methane is emerging in the Waratah Rivulet. METHANE is bubbling up through one of the … Continue reading
Sean Nicholls and Ben Cubby March 9, 2011 THE centrepiece of the Coalition’s environment platform for the state election has become a legal minefield with revelations that its planned national park on Sydney’s fringe is layered with previously unpublicised mining … Continue reading
Rivers SOS organised a screening of Gasland at Campbelltown Arts Centre on Sunday afternoon. Our guest speaker was John Hatton who opened with a fiery condemnation of corruption in the approvals process for mining and CSG extraction, adding that both major parties were/would … Continue reading
Ben Cubby ENVIRONMENT EDITOR March 5, 2011 THE Planning Minister, Tony Kelly, used the last few hours before the government went into caretaker mode to block a controversial coalmine plan for the central coast. The Wallarah 2 mine would have … Continue reading
Ben Cubby and Sean Nicholls Sydney Morning Herald January 8, 2011 THOUSANDS of hectares of pristine wilderness on the edge of south-western Sydney, fought over by mining and environment interests for decades, will be saved and opened to the public … Continue reading