Gas hub in doubt – ABC articles

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Warning $30 billion gas hub in doubt ABC online Updated August 26, 2010

Excerpt: “The Kimberley Land Council says any gas hub project at James Price Point in the Kimberley is in doubt after an unconstructive meeting with the Premier Colin Barnett.

Mr Bergmann emerged from that meeting saying negotiations have all but completely broken down.

He says the Premier is standing firm in his threat to acquire the land compulsorily.”

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Aboriginal Traditional Owners warn compulsory acquisition threatens Kimberley gas
, ABC online 26 August, 2010 by Vannessa Mills

Excerpt: “the Premier has indicated he will commence the compulsory acquisition process within a week.

Wayne Bergmann warns that this approach will result in a disaster due to the lack of assessment of the impact the processing plant and estimated 6000 workers will have on Aboriginal communities in the region.”

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Greens media release 27 AUGUST 2010 PREMIER’S BULLYING TACTICS OVER JAMES PRICE POINT NOT THE ANSWER

Greens Member for Mining and Pastoral Robin Chapple MLC has strongly criticised Premier Colin Barnett’s decision to move towards compulsory acquisition of the land and sea at James Price Point, north of Broome, for the development of a gas processing hub.

Download media release 2010-08-27 Compulsory Acquisition JPP