News, publications and other media
This news centre provides the latest information updates on the AGL Hunter Gas Exploration Project. Copies of newsletters, community updates, copies of ads and community columns can be downloaded from here.
- Approvals and REFsMore
AGL has received approval on Review of Environmental Factors (REFs) submitted for core hole drilling at Howick, Wylies Flat and Milbrodale. The REFs can be viewed below.
Howick Approval Letter from NSW Government
Howick Agricultural Impact Statement
Howick Review of Environmental Factors
Milbrodale Approval Letter from NSW Government
Milbrodale Agricultural Impact Statement
Milbrodale Review of Environmental Factors
Wylies Flat Approval Letter from NSW Government
Wylies Flat Agricultural Impact Statement
Wylies Flat Review of Environmental Factors
Yellow Rock Approval Letter from NSW Government
Yellow Rock Agricultural Impact Statement
Yellow Rock Review of Environmental Factors (14.5MB)
Notice of Activity - Groundwater program
AGL has been conducting water studies since March 2009, as part of its exploration program for coal seam gas in the Hunter region. Works will be commencing shortly on the AGL-owned Spring Mountain property, Broke to expand AGL's water monitoring network. This monitoring network will ensure that research is undertaken so that we can protect water when we conduct our operations. This research being undertaken in direct response to AGL's commitment to understand and protect groundwater.
Updates will be provided via this website and the Hunter Community Consultative Committee.
Notice of Activity - core hole program
Hunter Gas Project 2D Seismic REF Lodged
As part of its exploration of the Hunter region, AGL proposes to conduct 190km of 2D seismic. The company has recently lodged its Review of Envirnomental Factors (REF) with the NSW Government in respect to this exploration. The REF and its appendices can be viewed by clicking the links below.
REF Hunter Seismic 2012
Appendix 1 Hunter Seismic EMP
Appendix 2 Hunter Seismic Plans
Appendix 3 EPBC Protected Matters Search reports and NSW Wildlife Atlas Searches
Appendix 4 EPBC Self Assessment
Appendix 5 November 2011 DD AACHIA
Appendix 6 Noise Impact Assessment
Appendix 7 Eco assessment Report
Appendix 8 PEL conditions
Appendix 9 Photo Appendix
Appendix 10 Compilation of Impacts and Mitigation Measures
Community Update - Core hole program May 2013Complete AGL answers to March 2013 Four Corners questionsCommunity Information Session - Core hole program Milbrodale March 2013Community Information Session - Seismic Survey Scone March 2013AGL conducts tour for Hunter Valley Protection AllianceGroundwater Monitoring Community UpdateCore Hole Community UpdateJanuary 2013 Core Hole information session - BrokeAfter-hours information sessions held in DecemberCommunity Update: seismicCommunity Update: core hole drillingWinner of AGL Hunter Wine Excellence Scholarship announcedAGL's PEL 267 approval and confirmed relinquished landPresentation for 12 and 13 March Information Nights - March 2012Notice of 13 March Denman Information Night - February 2012Notice of 5 March Kurri Kurri Information Night - February 2012Hunter Community Update - February 2012Community Update, Seismic Exploration - Jan 24, 2012Hunter Community Update - December 2011Groundwater Information Session Posters - Nov 2011Hunter Gas Project Groundwater Information - Nov 2011Invitation to Groundwater Information Presentation - Nov 2011Hunter Community Update - October 2011Hunter Community Update - August 2011Hunter Community Update - June 2011Spring Mountain Agricultural Dam Update - 28 Apr 2011Start of Spring Mountain Agricultural Dam - 1 Apr 2011Hunter Community Update - Spring 2010Broke Pilot Testing Complete - 12 Oct 2010Broke Pilot, Monkey Place & Windermere Neighbours - 7 Jul 2010Testing at Broke Pilot - 20 Apr 2010Testing at Broke Pilot, Groundwater Update - 31 Mar 2010Drilling Windemere - Mar 2010Monkey Place Exploration - 19 Mar 2010Drilling Windemere Exploration Holes - 8 Mar 2010Drilling Monkey Place 4 Hole - 4 Feb 2010Drilling Monkey Noticeboard Poster - Feb 2010
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