- 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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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
Rivers SOS is pleased to see that the Australian Government’s National Water Commission supports the precautionary principle in regards to coal seam gas. To meet NWI objectives, the Commission recommends that industry, water and land-use planners, and governments adopt a … Continue reading
Sydney Morning Herald 19th October, 2010 AUSTRALIAN mining companies are using highly toxic chemicals to extract coal seam gas during the controversial process known as ”fracking”, documents obtained by the Herald show. A government list of 36 chemicals used in … Continue reading