Climate Justice Taranaki - Latest News [Page 1]

OMV oil spill - time to plug their well

Monday, 23 February 2015, 4:10 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"It's time to plug OMV's operations after a third oil spill in the Maari field off the Taranaki coast" says Emily Bailey, member of Climate Justice Taranaki. More >>

Government bending backwards for oil corporations

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 11:04 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Media Release: Government bending backwards for oil corporations From: Climate Justice Taranaki Date: 18 February 2015 – for immediate release More >>

Good news for the sea - mining consent refused

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 5:34 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

MEDIA RELEASE: Good news for the sea - mining consent refused FROM: Climate Justice Taranaki DATE: 11th February 2015 More >>

Taranaki’s dirty secret is out!

Monday, 2 February 2015, 8:03 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

An impromptu blockade outside Todd Energy’s McKee Station, 31 Jan 2015. More than 80 people from across New Zealand gathered in Taranaki last weekend to experience the impacts of the oil and gas industry on local communities and the environment, ... More >>

New Oil and Gas Permits at odds with Climate Obligations

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 11:02 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

“It is foolish and reckless for the NZ government to continue pushing for fossil fuel exploration. The government is ignoring its global obligation to tackling climate change. It’s turning a blind eye to legitimate concerns from kiwis who care about ... More >>

Protest at New Plymouth Oil and Gas Expo

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 11:21 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

About 30 protesters from Climate Justice Taranaki, Frack-free Kapiti, Te Uru Pounamu Action Group, Oil Free Wellington, Frack-free Manawatu and the east coast protested yesterday outside New Plymouth's biennial Oil and Gas Expo at the TSB Stadium. More >>

Stop putting livestock on toxic waste dumps

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 2:07 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Media Release: Stop putting livestock on toxic waste dumps From: Climate Justice Taranaki Date: 31 July 2014 – for immediate release More >>

Taranaki’s first Oil/Gas marine consent – a death knell

Monday, 14 July 2014, 1:07 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Austrian oil giant OMV’s application to drill up to seven new wells from its Maari platform is the first oil/gas marine consent being processed by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) under the EEZ and Continental Shelf Act. More >>

Celebrating EPA decision

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 5:23 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"We are absolutely thrilled that the Environmental Protection Agency made the right decision and declined Trans-Tasman Resources' marine consent application to mine the South Taranaki Bight for iron ore" says Urs Signer, member of Climate Justice ... More >>

Drill report small victory but not good enough

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 1:04 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki (CJT) reaffirms its call for an end to fracking and issuance of any new oil and gas permits. The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report supports CJT’s view that the regulatory and management regime here requires ... More >>

Drilling near Norfolk school threatens community health

Monday, 26 May 2014, 2:16 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

On May 23rd 2014, a volunteer of Be The Change had his university scholarship Climate Justice Taranaki is extremely concerned about Tag Oil’s plan to drill for oil and gas less than 700 metres from Norfolk School. Despite the close proximity to the ... More >>

Oil and gas block offers - a path of destruction

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 12:14 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges this morning offered up 405,000km2 of land and sea to oil and gas companies committing his government to further crimes against the planet just two days after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ... More >>

Deepwell injections cause earthquakes

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 11:35 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki warns of the growing earthquake risks from deepwell injection (DWI) of waste fluids from oil and gas fracking and production. The Minister for Environment condemns the disposal of such waste on land but advocates for DWI instead, ... More >>

IPCC report - fossil-fuel extraction needs to stop now!

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 9:15 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report yesterday (31 March) that says the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and across the oceans and that in parts of the world, we are ill-prepared for risks ... More >>

Continuing breaches, non-compliance in oil & gas operations

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 12:43 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

“Continuing incidents and breaches of consent by the oil and gas industry, documented in today’s (18 March 2014) Taranaki Regional Council (TRC) consent and regulatory committee meeting, demonstrate serious failings in the operation, management and ... More >>

99.5% of submissions oppose iron sand mining

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 12:37 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"Of the 4706 submissions the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) received on Trans-Tasman Resources' (TTR) plans to mine iron sand off the Taranaki coast, a staggering 99.5% of submitters opposed the application! Only 8 people are asking ... More >>

School roadshow is pro-oil propaganda

Sunday, 16 February 2014, 3:06 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki (CJT) want schools to say NO to the “What Lives Down Under?” challenge and roadshow that is to tour Taranaki towns and schools this week. The project is run by NZ Oil and Gas, Tag Oil and Beach Energy. “Although pitched as ... More >>

Oil company failures a victory for the planet

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 6:32 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"Anadarko's failure to find commercially viable oil off the Taranaki coast is a call for celebration and a victory for the planet”, said Climate Justice Taranaki spokesperson Urs Signer. More >>

Did Taranaki seismic survey cause whale strandings?

Friday, 24 January 2014, 10:58 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki want urgent research done into the recent whale strandings on Farewell Spit, to rule out any links between that tragedy and a similarly timed seismic survey in Taranaki performed nearby. More >>

Fracked communities denied protection

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 1:21 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

New queries by community watchdog Climate Justice Taranaki and other concerned citizens has revealed no insurance company will cover landowners or communities at risk from fracking or oil drilling exploration. More >>



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