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Tell Southland District Council to keep the coal in the hole

February 19, 2013 Gareth Hughes 0

Southland District Council is calling for submissions on its proposed District Plan. This is your chance to tell the Southland District Council that you want a sustainable and prosperous future for Southland, and call on it to make new mining and drilling for lignite coal and coal seam gas a prohibited activity.

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Keep the Coal in the Hole Summer Festival

January 9, 2012 Gareth Hughes 7

The main target is lignite coal mining in Southland an issue the Greens have been strong in opposing. Lignite is bad for the environment and our economy instead we should be pursuing modern renewable energy solutions, not 19th Century coal.