Fracking near Uluru

Uluru Frack graphic

Santos and Central Petroleum are exploring for shale gas in the Central Desert of Australia.  This includes areas near Alice Springs and Uluru.

In an age of climate change, how far should we go to extract fossil fuels?  Should we cover the desert in shale gas wells and frack the outback?  Is nothing sacred?

A community group has formed to oppose fracking in Central Australia – Central Australian Frack Free Alliance.

Read more in The Australian.  The Guardian.  The Daily Mail.  Lock the Gate.

Central gas field

 

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