ABC TV - 7.30 W.A. - 12.11.2011
Test drilling for gas in the mid west, has hit a well of resentment. There are many instances of contamination of underground aquifers and polluted water supplies, in areas where gas well drilling has been carried out for some time. Residents of the mid west claim they have been left in the dark.
“The government made no effort to inform residents about the process before giving gas companies the green light to start operations.”
“It is so hard to get information, if you’re trying to find out anything. Consultation with us is the very last step they take. . .”