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Bacchus Marsh Mantle Mining meeting
 
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Around 200 people gathered at the Shire Public Hall in Bacchus Marsh on Monday night to find out more about Mantle Mining's proposal to explore and mine for brown coal nearby. Coincidentally, Mantle Mining had begun their exploratory drilling near the Bacchus Marsh airstrip that same day. You can listen to excerpts of an interview with Mantle Mining managing director Ian Kraemer here: http://theballaratindependent.com.au/news/article/our-neighbour-the-coal-mine-bacchus-marsh Organised by the Moorabool Environment Group, Mantle Mining had been invited to speak at the meeting but did not have a representative willing to do so in attendance.
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Mining approval angers residents
 
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Residents of Bacchus Marsh north-west of Melbourne say the State Government approved a plan to dig 15 boreholes to study brown coal deposits without informing them.
No New Coal Rally June 28 at Parliament House
 
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An unique combination of politicians, concerned grandmothers, mining magnates and environmental activists met on Thursday, June 28 at 12:30pm on the steps of Parliament House. Speakers were opposing new coal projects, including a brown coal export industry, which would triple Victoria's contribution to greenhouse gas pollution. The star of the event was Twiggy Palmcock, representing "the forgotten voices of mining magnates". He argued that all coal is good coal, and offered to dig coal mines in a bowl shape for the "Greenie farmers from Bacchus Marsh". Mr Palmcock stated that "The real people who are suffering are honest toiling billionaires like me. These mining and carbon taxes are just tearing mining billionaire families apart." Other (less satirical) speakers included Mr Don Nardella, MP for Melton, who was supporting the people of Bacchus March for "doing it really tough" in fighting Mantle Mining whose shares have gone "through the roof" because they have found coal. One speaker, Katie, a resident of Bacchus Marsh, told the 200+ person crowd that "New coal in Victoria is unsustainable and unethical." Environmental activist groups such as Quit Coal, Friends of the Earth, Environment Victoria, and Greenpeace staged the event. The newest co-sponsor was a group of concerned citizens from No New Coal Bacchus Marsh, "I am stepping outside of my comfort zone by being here", stated wheat and barley farmer Kate Tubbs, "I've just been looking into the health issues involved with coal dust and it's horrific." Environment Victoria Campaign Director Mark Wakeham was quick to point out the irony that Energy technology company HRL has frozen plans for a $1.2 billion coal gasification plant at Morwell just after the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) decided HRL could build the plant to its preferred 600 megawatt capacity. The VCAT ruling reversed a 300MW restriction by the Environment Protection Authority, but insisted that the federal government must first buy out and close an old station in exchange. HRL's project documents explain that the hybrid plant -- the first of its type in Australia at a commercial scale -- would run on synthetic gas derived from brown coal using new technology. The HRL design first dries out the brown coal, then gasifies it before mixing it with piped-in natural gas. Its greenhouse gas emissions would be 30 percent less than existing brown coal-fired power stations in Victoria's Latrobe Valley, about the same as a modern black coal plant or open-cycle gas-fired station. The Federal and State governments has set up partial funding of HRL's proposed new coal power station. The total of $150 million will support HRL in using experimental technology to dry and export brown coal. A Sydney Morning Herald article quotes Federal Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson stating the government's funding agreement with the company would stand until the end of June. That article also explains that Paul Welfare, general manager with HRL subsidiary Dual Gas, said the tribunal judgment "effectively put the future of the project in the hands of the Australian government...It is unclear what it means for the future of Victoria's Latrobe Valley." In 2011 Australia's big four banks all announced that they were not involved in HRL's project. In October 2011 a number of international banks declared that they too would not finance the proposed power station, with HSBC indicating that HRL was too polluting for them to invest in. No New Coal rally organiser made the point of the rally clear: "We're calling on Bacchus Marsh to be protected from coal mining, we're calling on Gippsland and the rest of our state to be protected from coal seam gas." Funding for the project is not supported by Victorians -- A recent Newspoll survey in Victoria found that two-thirds of Victorian supported reallocating the $100 million earmarked for the HRL power station to support renewable energy. The rally ended at 1:30 with a rather catchy chat: "Coal, don't dig it, leave it in the ground it's time to get with it." Only time will tell if the Baillieu government will join in the growing chorus.
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No New Coal for Victoria  - Mark Wakeham on Baillieu coal plans
 
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Quit Coal held a rally on the steps of the Victorian Parliament on June 28, 2012. Mark Wakeham, climate Campaigns director of Environment Victoria outlined the major coal projects presently being considered under the Baillieu state government, including new coal mines in Gippsland and Bacchus Marsh, the HRL coal gasification power station, and coal drying and processing to enable export of brown coal.
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Extended interviews with Moorabool Environment Group
 
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Public Officer - Ellie Taffe Secretary - Deb Porter President - Kate Tubbs Around 200 people gathered at the Shire Public Hall in Bacchus Marsh on Monday night to find out more about Mantle Mining's proposal to explore and mine for brown coal nearby. Coincidentally, Mantle Mining had begun their exploratory drilling near the Bacchus Marsh airstrip that same day.
Victorians call for coal exploration limits
 
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Nearly 200 locals have rallied in Bacchus Marsh west of Melbourne to oppose test drilling for brown coal and coal seam gas as well as call for coal no-go zones.
Canary in the Coal Mine; Gauging Danger by Observing Nature
 
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The old canary in the coal mine term came from the miners who would bring a bird down with them to insure that they didn't die from gases. Many know this of course... but also, the frogs in the local area can tell you a lot about the level of pollution, and also the magnetic fields. If we observe the animals, we can at least get a general idea of the health of our environment. Gives ya something to look out for anyway. So we aren't all like... "SHIT MAN...I'M GONNA DIE!!!" lol... Take care-
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South Maitland Railways (SMR) "10 class" steam locomotive - PoathTV Australian Trains
 
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Lineside views of the South Maitland Railways (SMR) "10 class" steam locomotive No. 30 at the Richmond Vale Railway Museum located in the NSW Hunter Valley. The "10 class" steam locomotives were essentially a tank version of the NSWGR "50 class" standard goods engine. Further information about the locomotive can be found in the following wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Maitland_Railways_10_Class The Richmond Vale Railway Museum is a volunteer non-profit organization, formed in 1979 with the aim of preserving the Railway and Mining Heritage of J&A Brown and the Hunter Valley. Further information about the museum is available on their website http://www.richmondvalerailwaymuseum.org/ . PoathTV - Australian Trains, Railways & Railroads
Heated Anger
 
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A showdown is looming between Bacchus Marsh residents and a West Australian mining company. See more at www.tennews.com.au.
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FAQ Research Interview with Oscar.mov
 
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FAQ Research interviewed Oscar on a property adjoining his at the Tara Estate. The "Blocks" outside Tara are 12 hectare residential properties, many mostly uncleared bush. Most "Blockies" have chosen to live on the Estate for lifestyle reasons, but their retreat is now under pressure from Coal Seam Gas extraction, and their outlook grim. Oscar speaks movingly about the issue in this video. We found Oscar to be a thoughtful and caring individual, and we very much appreciated his taking the time to talk with us. This video is part of the FAQ Research/Crikey collaboration, Coal Seam Gas: Behind the Seams.
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Moorabool Environment Group community meeting 18 October
 
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At a packed full community meeting of 150 people in Bacchus Marsh on Tuesday night, the Moorabool Environment Group announced they had joined the Lock the Gate Alliance. This alliance consists of landholders, community groups and people across Eastern Australia who are concerned about Coal Seam Gas (CSG) mining and new coal mine proposals.
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34-24-36 Spring 2012 Collection by Sarah Bacchus
 
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Stealth Productions presents 34-24-36 Fashion Show at Le Souk Restaurant and Bar in NYC, during NY Fashion Week. Seen on the Runway is the 34-24-36 Spring 2012 Collection by Sarah Bacchus. The 34-24-36 Fashion Show not only represented its gorgeous Collection but also showcased the talents of the Models, Hair, Make-Up, Photography and Videography combined. Enjoy the Show that is, the 34-24-36 Fashion Show. The Brand 34-24-36, pride itself on the 'Made in the USA' slogan, since the company's is fully operated in New York, while serving its customers, worldwide. Models: Tina Fazeena Khan Safia McNeishie Natasha Lambkin Virginia Cepin Zayda Franco Julisita Vp Amalia Bueno Zoila Perez Brat Matos Jeanina Florentina Akimie Worrell Make-Up Artists: Wendy Law/ Diva Make-Up Queen Joanna Macdonald Stacey Sorrentino Owen Rebecca Robles Hair Stylist: Kathe Cameron Lisa Holland Morgan The Fashion Show was a Promotion by Herbert Fox Video Production by Stealth Productions. Music provided by West Indian DJ/Producer, DFlex © Stealth Productions MMXII http://www.Stealthtv.com http://www.34-24-36.com Featured Dresses were: Double Peplum Dress, Sequined Jumpsuit, Velvet Kimono Dress, Long Sleeve Kimono Dress, Silk/Wool & Lace Overlay, Ostrich Feathers Dress, Reversible Vest, Asymmetric- Cut-out Back Dress, Scoop neck Slvless Dress with Lace Inserts, White Mini Bustier Dress with Nautical Blue Flowing Peplum and the White Mini Bustier Dress with Marigold Flowing Peplum.
Leonardite
 
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Leonardite is a soft waxy, black or brown, shiny, vitreous mineraloid that is easily soluble in alkaline solutions. It is an oxidation product of lignite, associated with near-surface mining. It is a rich source of humic acid and is used as a soil conditioner, as a stabilizer for ion-exchange resins in water treatment, in the remediation of polluted environments and as a drilling additive. It was named after A. G. Leonard, first director of the North Dakota Geological Survey, in recognition of his work on these deposits. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Triplanetary by E. E. "Doc" Smith
 
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Triplanetary is the first book in E. E. "Doc" Smith's Lensman series, the father of the space opera genre. Physics, time, and politics never stand in the way of a plot that gallops ahead without letup in this classic space opera. Come enjoy this story of yesteryear, set in tomorrow, where real women ignite love at a glance, real men achieve in days what governments manage in decades, and aliens are an ever-present threat to Life-As-We-Know-It! BOOK ONE : DAWN Chapter 01. Arisia and Eddore - 00:00 Chapter 02. The Fall of Atlantis - 21:50 Chapter 03. The Fall of Rome - 1:11:21 BOOK TWO : THE WORLD WAR Chapter 04. 1918 - 1:47:54 Chapter 05. 1941 - 2:16:12 Chapter 06. 19-? - 3:03:03 BOOK THREE: TRIPLANETARY Chapter 07. Pirates of Space - 3:30:17 Chapter 08. In Roger's Planetoid - 4:11:15 Chapter 09. Fleet Against Planetoid - 4:49:09 Chapter 10. Within the Red Veil - 5:15:17 Chapter 11. Nevian Strife - 5:59:40 Chapter 12. Worm, Submarine, and Freedom - 6:39:57 Chapter 13. The Hill - 6:55:37 Chapter 14. The Super-Ship Is Launched - 7:22:35 Chapter 15. Specimens - 7:46:41 Chapter 16. Super-Ship in Action - 7:56:26 Chapter 17. Roger Carries On - 8:28:30 Chapter 18. The Specimens Escape - 9:14:29 Chapter 19. Giants Meet - 9:52:37 This is followed by "First Lensman": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpfyU2LDV38 Read by: Phil Chenevert (https://librivox.org/reader/5717)
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The Rainbow Audiobook by D. H. Lawrence | Audiobook with subtitles  | Part 2
 
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Briefly appearing in 1915, then banned and taken out of circulation for its adult treatment of sexuality, Lawrence's visionary novel The Rainbow attempts to situate the lives of three generations of the Brangwen family within the continuous social change marking the Victorian transformation of Britain. Farmer Tom and his Polish wife Lydia, whose peaceful rural existence re-enacts the potent myths of Genesis; artisan Will and the matriarch Anna, who go to live among the industrial and mining communities so rapidly sprung up around Nottingham; finally the restless Ursula who, moving to the city, seeks sexual and emotional fulfilment with the Polish-descended Skrebensky - the three couples are not merely illustrative of the changing times, but allow the author to study in depth the conflict between the outer 'social' selves of those individuals and what he curiously calls the 'inhuman' essential being, the 'is-ness' at the core of their psychical life. Lawrence evokes this dark, unconscious 'vital core' through a language of breathtaking poetic beauty; a rhythmic incantatory prose which listeners to this recording will find perfectly rendered by Tony Foster, in all its nuances. Like Paul Morel, the hero of the earlier Sons and Lovers, Ursula survives her losses to face a future of uncertain but radiant hope: "She saw in the rainbow the earth's new architecture, the old, brittle corruption of houses and factories swept away, the world built up in a living fabric of Truth, fitting to the over-arching heaven." (Summary by Martin Geeson) Genre(s): Published 1900 onward The Rainbow (Version 2) D. H. LAWRENCE Our Custom URL : https://www.youtube.com/c/AudiobookAudiobooks Subscribe To Our Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/AudiobookAudiobooks?sub_confirmation=1 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Audio Book Audiobooks All Rights Reserved. This is a Librivox recording. All Librivox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer visit librivox.org.

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