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GOOD NEWS! Australia's Victoria State Bans Coal Seam Gas "Fracking"

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Australia's southeastern state of Victoria on Friday put a hold on hydraulic fracturing, a technique used to produce hard-to-reach gas deposits, and a halt on new coal seam gas exploration licenses.

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Friday August 24, 2012, 10:57 pm

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Saturday August 25, 2012, 3:34 am

John B (185)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 5:21 am
Thanks Cal for the link to the Reuters news report by Rebekah Kebede. Good news indeed and hats off to State of Victoria. Read and gladly noted.

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Saturday August 25, 2012, 6:10 am

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Saturday August 25, 2012, 8:33 am

Robert O (12)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 1:27 am
Great news, thanks Cal.

Giana P (398)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 3:00 am
Good news Cal!

Rose Becke (141)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 3:23 am
I was very happy when I saw this on the news

Seda A (4)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 4:18 am
great news, thank you.

Terry V (30)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 4:21 am

Sandra Penna (135)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 4:24 am
great news, thanks.

donnaa D (14)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 5:53 am
Cheers Hun

David C (129)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 7:45 am
good news!!!! now lets hope that we can learn from this!!!!

JL A (281)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 7:49 am
good news indeed!

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 10:20 am
Very good news, thank you.

Sheryl G (360)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 11:11 am
That is good news and thanks for sharing it with us. Hope the good news is catching so other places will do the same.

Christeen A (371)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 12:21 pm
Good news. Thanks for sharing.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 12:23 pm
Fracking is wrong.

ewoud k (68)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 12:52 pm
The next step will be getting rid of our oil-addiction.

Good news, hope they don't change.

Thanks Cal.

David Menard (43)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 1:03 pm

Eternal G (745)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 4:09 pm
Good on Victoria... now to get WA & QLD this far!!!

Russell R (87)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 4:48 pm
Australia's southeastern state of Victoria on Friday "put a hold" on hydraulic fracturing, - just like Obama has done with the XL pipeline - "put a hold" on it until after he takes the Oath of Office, he hopes

Esther Z (94)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 5:07 pm
Happily noted!

Michael Barth (43)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 5:08 pm
Noted. Thanks for sharing.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 5:55 pm
Glad to see that sanity prevails in my state and NSW., hope it continues.

Monica D (580)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 8:15 pm

Mary Robert (2)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 9:43 pm
Let's hope this hold becomes a permanent ban. Why don't fossil fuel companies start developing renewable energy sources and the infastructure needed to replace fossil fuel distribution? They have the money to do it and thus assure their place as the primary energy distributers well into the future. Not that I want them in that position, but why make good business decisions now while the field is wide open? Fossil fuels WILL run out. Instead of these hideously harmful, last gasp moves, why not face reality? It makes you wonder.

Mary D (47)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 10:11 pm
Thanks Cal.

Wannee Tinaphong (0)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 11:59 pm
good news & thanks

Sonny Honrado (5)
Monday August 27, 2012, 12:32 am
Thanks for the good news.

patrica and edw j (190)
Monday August 27, 2012, 1:39 am
Good news Cal - hope it lasts............

Carol H (229)
Monday August 27, 2012, 4:44 am
good news, thanks Cal

Reggie Thomas (5)
Monday August 27, 2012, 6:44 am
The U.S could use good news similar to this.(O_O)

Loreto V (52)
Monday August 27, 2012, 6:47 am
Thank you for sharing.

Yvonne F (181)
Monday August 27, 2012, 8:31 am
Thanks Cal for sharing this great news!!!

Cas Rifello (0)
Monday August 27, 2012, 6:01 pm
Soooo proud to be a Victorian!!! Get with it rest of Australia and we can be Champions.

Jo Ellen H (3)
Thursday August 30, 2012, 6:37 am
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