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Unconventional GAS Forum at Penola April 14th

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 12:50 AM

SELGA the South East Local Government association is hosting a forum on unconventional gasat Penola.

Monday 14th April 3pm to 5.30pm and then 6.30pm to 9pm. 

Rymill Hall, McCorkingdale Park, Cameron St, Penola.

-" Drop in" between 3pm and 5.30pm and talk to representatives from Beach Energy, Dept of Minerals and Energy DMITRE, and Dept of Water, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Anne Daw and Dr Richard Dennis from The Australia Institute.

Formal presentation chaired by Mayor Richard Vickery starts at 6.30pm with presentations by the speakers.

Currently Beach Energy have drilled one test well 4km deep - just south of Penola and are planning to move the drilling rig to V&A Lane for a further test well.

Ask questions and find out about your land rights.??

Find out about risks of industrialisation to our landscape, and risks of potential contamination of soil, water and air.

Dr Richard Dennis is the Executive Director of The Australia Institute a "think tank" based in Canberra and is an economist who is well versed in the complexities of politics, gas policy, mining industry, jobs and money.  He will be able to put this all into perspective for us and we are very pleased that the Limestone Coast wine and grapegrowers association are supporting his visit to Penola.

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