Sustainable Transport Coalition of Western Australia ASPO AUSTRALIA
Sunday, 21 December 2014
 
 
Why the oil minister doesn't feel too well right now Print

Sydney Morning Herald, 20 June 2010

WHO would swap places with Resources Minister Martin Ferguson? There he is with the world's leading resource companies fuming over a mining tax, the spectre of BP's monstrous US oil spill on the nightly news, and he's just signed off new drilling leases in Australian waters that allows for wells twice as deep as the fatal rig that has ruined the Gulf of Mexico.

Read more...
 
SPEED LIMITS — ARMADALE ROAD: 17 June Print

MS A.J.G. MacTIERNAN (Armadale) [9.35 am]: I am directing this grievance to the Minister for Road Safety, in part because I think it is an opportunity to draw his attention to this road safety problem that we are experiencing with Main Roads and, in part, in recognition of the realities of grievances. If I directed a grievance to a minister who was not here, we would get a briefing through the departmental reports very similar to the ones I have been getting in my correspondence with the department on precisely the issue I want to contest. It goes to the attitude towards speed limits and the preparedness of Main Roads to move away from some very strict orthodoxies in assessing what is an appropriate speed limit for a road with a particular status within the road hierarchy.

Read more...
 
More funny BP videos Print
 
Dead Whale Found South Of BP Oil Spill: Sperm Whale Is First Dead Whale Spotted By Feds Print

Huffington Post, 17 June 2010

A dead sperm whale has been found floating 77 miles south of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. According to a news release, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is conducting tests to determine the circumstance around the whale's death. It wasn't known if exposure to oil caused the animal's death.

Read more...
 
BP Supervisor Was Fired For Expressing Safety Concerns Print

Huffington Post, 17 June 2010

Ken Abbott, a former project control supervisor on BP's Atlantis deepwater oil rig, was fired in 2009 after expressing concerns about the safety of the operation.

Read more...
 
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 Next > End >>

Results 19 - 27 of 31
Donate to STCWA
Make payments with PayPal
Latest News
Planes at Melbourne Airport face 'higher risk' of mid-air collision, Senate hears

ABC News, 29 November 2014

Planes landing at Melbourne Airport over the last two years may have faced a higher risk of mid-air collision because of a problem with safety rules. Airservices Australia has admitted a "stuff-up" seems to have ...

Read more...
Renewable energy overtakes nuclear as Scotland's top power source

The Guardian, 2 December 2014

Renewable energy in Scotland from wind farms, hydro power plants and other clean technologies provided the single largest source of electricity to ...

Read more...
France wants to phase out diesel cars

Sydney Morning Herald, 2 December 2014

France wants to gradually phase out the use of diesel fuel for private passenger transport and will put in place a system to identify the most polluting vehicles, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Friday. Next year, the ...

Read more...
Archives
Login Form





Lost Password?
 
This is my Google PageRank™ - SmE Rank free service Powered by Scriptme
 
Top! Top!