Gas­fields plan for Moore River re­gion

The Advocate (Perth) - - NEWS -

THERE will be a pub­lic meet­ing at Woodridge Com­mu­nity Hall tonight to dis­cuss plans for gas­fields in the Moore River re­gion, which could re­quire frack­ing.

Lock the Gate Al­liance Mid West co-or­di­na­tor Si­mone van Hat­tem said the State Gov­ern­ment had given gas ex­plo­ration leases to com­pa­nies from Guilder­ton to Gin­gin and Muchea, and up to Seabird and Ledge Point, down to the Swan Val­ley and up all through the Mid-West.

“It could in­clude thou­sands of fracked gas wells, plus roads, pipe­lines, com­pres­sor sta­tions and waste wa­ter treat­ment,” she said.

Lo­cal land­hold­ers and or­gan­is­ers Brad Charl­ton and Ni­cole Hutch said the meet­ing re­sponded to con­cerns from lo­cal res­i­dents and busi­ness own­ers in the area.

The meet­ing is at 7pm on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 29, at Woodridge Com­mu­nity Hall, King Drive. Call Ms van Hat­tem on 0421 389 013.

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