Barnaby Joyce hails Hogan as a community hero

The Federal Government has moved to meet community concerns over coal seam gas following pressure from the Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan. Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce noted that Mr Hogan had raised serious concerns regarding the potential for lower environmental standards through the introduction of a “one stop shop” system of approvals for CSG…

Hogan strengthens CSG Water Trigger

Federal member of Page Kevin Hogan has successfully moved two amendments to strengthen the national “water trigger” legislation regarding CSG. The two amendments to the national environment law will ensure the protection of Australia’s water resources from coal seam gas and large coal mining developments, Mr Hogan said. “I said in my maiden speech that…

Hogan welcomes Metgasco’s suspension at Bentley

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan congratulates NSW Minister for Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts for the decision to suspend Metgasco’s petroleum exploration and production licence at Bentley. “The NSW Government has listened to our community’s concerns and has acted accordingly,” Mr Hogan said. “I’ve continually said that CSG in Page is not appropriate. It…

Parliament gives Green Army the green light

The creation of a Green Army to deliver environmental projects in Australian communities is now one step closer, with legislation passing the House of Representatives yesterday. Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said this is an important milestone and follows the commitment of $525 million over four years in the Federal Budget. “The Green Army…