New Margaret River Oil Lease Sparks Backlash

Some of the media that ran earlier this week:

ABC TV News
http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2010/05/17/2902074.htm

SBS World News Australia TV
Online summary of news bulletin

Sydney Morning Herald: Oil Lease Threatens WA Icon
http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/oil-lease-threatens-wa-icon-greenies-20100517-v8x9.html

ABC AM: Green Groups Angry at Possible Margaret River Oil Exploration
http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2010/s2902247.htm?site=eyre

Perth Now: Margaret River Oil Search Approved
http://www.perthnow.com.au/business/margaret-river-oil-search-approved/comments-e6frg2r3-1225867784501

Augusta Margaret River Mail: Local Oil Plan to go Ahead
http://www.margaretrivermail.com.au/news/local/news/general/local-oil-plan-to-go-ahead/1834364.aspx

Augusta Margaret River Mail: No Oil Here
http://www.margaretrivermail.com.au/news/local/news/general/no-oil-rigs-here/1828022.aspx

ABC SA: Whales at risk
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/05/20/2904534.htm?section=business

Sydney Morning Herald: Ministers Defend Announcement
http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/oil-leases-wont-harm-environment-govt-20100518-vb4t.html

WA Business News: Oil Deal Criticised by Green Groups
http://www.wabusinessnews.com.au/en-story/1/80518/SW-oil-deal-criticised-by-green-groups

Sydney Morning Herald: Government Opens New Oil Leases along Coast
http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/govt-opens-new-oil-leases-along-coast-20100517-v94c.html

AFP: Australia opens up offshore Oil, Gas Exploration
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hmp2EG4xkyypksrn-UlWYaUSW5Yg

Greens Media Release: Australian Greens Denounce Margaret River Oil Exploration
http://greensmps.org.au/content/media-release/australian-greens-denounce-margaret-river-oil-and-gas-exploration

Bunbury Mail: Oil Concern
http://www.bunburymail.com.au/news/local/news/general/coastal-concern/1834386.aspx

ABC Brisbane
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/05/17/2901515.htm?section=justin

Tracks Magazine Online: Margaret River Oil Exploration Gets Go Ahead
http://www.tracksmag.com.au/201005201330/Latest/Margaret-River-Oil-Exploration-Gets-Go-Ahead.html

ABC Online: Green Groups want Oil Ban
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/05/18/2902357.htm?site=southwestwa&section=news

ABC Morning Show: Oil Exploration a Long Process
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/05/18/2902698.htm?section=business

ABC SW: Margaret River Offshore Drilling Lease Approved
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/05/17/2901515.htm?site=southwestwa&section=news

Business Spectator: Oil lease threatens WA icon
http://www.businessspectator.com.au/bs.nsf/Article/Oil-lease-threatens-WA-icon-greenies-5JANQ!OpenDocument&Src=rss&Click=

WA Today: Oil Lease Threat for Margaret River
http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/oil-lease-threat-for-margaret-river-20100517-v8v5.html

Wall St Journal
http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20100516-703067.html?mod=WSJ_World_MIDDLEHeadlinesAsia

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