Friends of the Earth Cardiff - Australia en Help stop coal mining in Australia <p><img width="500" height="375" src="/files/foecardiff/images/murwillumbah_rally.jpg" alt="Crowd of people in a park watching man showing a model of a drilling rig." /></p> <p>Murwillumbah rally. <em>Photo: Lock the Gate Alliance</em></p> <p>Mecrus Resources has lodged applications for Exploration Permits for three districts in the south-west of the State of Victoria in Australia. The company wants to conduct soil and rock sampling and drilling to establish the presence of minerals.</p> <p><a href="">read more</a></p> archive Climate and Energy Australasia Australia energy Sun, 17 Jul 2011 06:54:24 +0000 Chris 430 at