Crop farmer Ruth Armstrong stands on her property near Cecil ...
Nov 16th, 2011
(Reuters) - Crop farmer Ruth Armstrong stands on her property near Cecil Plains, 180 km (112 miles) west of Brisbane October 31, 2011. With a surge of popular support for measures ranging from more regulation to an outright ban on drilling, the coal-seam gas industry, an industry spreading rapidly across the Australian landscape, faces the prospect of project delays, higher costs and even blockades that have already succeeded in delaying drilling. Picture taken October 31, 2011. To match Insight AUSTRALIA-GAS/ REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS POLITICS) -
By Christopher D'Angelo LIHUE, Hawaii (Reuters) - The governing body on the Hawaiian island of Kauai voted on Saturday to override their mayor's veto of a bill that seeks to reign in widespread pesticide use and the testing of new genetically modified crops. The Kauai County Council's 5-2 vote means agricultural companies will be una... [Full Article]
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