CSG expert committee an opportunity not an impasse
Most Australians don’t yet know much, if anything at all, about the coal seam gas industry. But what they are hearing now and loudly is that CSG poses a risk to underground water and troubles rural communities and environmentalists alike.
The process that troubles people most is known as ‘fracking’ in which water and chemicals are pumped under high pressure into coal seams to break up the rock and release the gas for extraction. Critics argue this risks the availability [...]