Gas Watch 118. AGL Energy: Buying more land at Broke.

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Gas Watch 118. AGL Energy: Buying more land at Broke.

Postby HVPA_research » Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:19 am

Tuesday, 4 October, 2011. Gas Watch 118. AGL Energy: Buying more land at Broke because landholders have Locked their Gates.
Coal Seam Methane Gas Mining Company AGL Energy has just bought the legendary Pooles Rock Vineyard at Broke in the Hunter Valley from the executors of the estate of the late David Clarke, former Chairman of Macquarie Bank and active coal seam methane gas objector.
It appears that AGL is unable to obtain access from landowners and therefore has not only bought Pooles Rock but is negotiating with other large landowners in the area to purchase their properties. This purchase, and any others, paves the way to put hundreds of wells between Broke and Wollombi. Sydney Gas said 300 wells, AGL says 100 wells, but depending on the flow rate of methane gas from the coal seams, it could be thousands, say one every 500 metres or so leaving the Hunter Valley to look like Chinchilla...
THE FUTURE OF YOUR HEALTH AND PROPERTY IS NOT SAFE IF YOU LIVE IN A GAS EXPLORATION AREA! ( read more in Gas Watch 118).


See also: http://www.theherald.com.au/news/local/news/general/vineyard-sold-to-gas-firm/2313192.aspx
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