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NEWS: AWE aborts Mid West fracking plan

July 27, 2015

From ABC NEWS An oil and gas company has abandoned plans to hydraulically frack a well in Western Australia's Mid West. AWE has been undertaking exploration work at the Drover-1 well, south-east of Greenhead, and was preparing to frack for gas at the site....

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Fears for fracking in WA's South West

July 22, 2015

Fears for fracking in WA's South West as exploration permit moves step closer From ABC NEWS A preferred applicant has been chosen for a shale gas and oil exploration permit which an environmental group fears could pave the way for fracking in Western Australia's...

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NEWS: WA town of Irwin declares itself gas field-free

June 20, 2015

ABC News story: As concerns towards unconventional gas in Western Australia continue to grow, the town of Irwin has become the fifth community in the Mid West to declare itself gas field-free. The declaration is a sign of solidarity within the community against the...

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