Hunt for gas sparks toxic chemical fear

"I've been told naphthalene and ethylene glycol have been widely used by Queensland gas miners in the recent past. The US Health Department and the International Agency for Research on Cancer

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The Great Artesian Basin and other aquifers will remain threatened while CSG companies retain the right to extract unlimited amounts of groundwater

The Great Artesian Basin and other aquifers will remain threatened while CSG companies retain the right to extract unlimited amounts of groundwater," Mr Parratt said. "Extracting unlimited volumes

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Time for a mining moratorium

"What this report shows is that this resource is at risk if we allow the development of the coal seam gas industry. "We cannot quantify that risk and it is unclear

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Concerns over water wastage

12th October 2010 “WHEN most of the county is in drought, why is water being used as a waste product,” Surat Basin Friends of the Earth environmental campaigner Drew Hutton

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Burke warned coal seam gas will deplete Great Artesian Basin

TONY Burke is considering a report that warns the coal-seam gas industry could deplete groundwater in the Great Artesian Basin. The federal Environment Minister is preparing to rule on several

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Basin water quality in jeopardy

IAN Hansen is a water well driller with more than 30 years’ experience in the Great Artesian Basin. He knows its subterranean layers and networks of sandstone aquifers and coal

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Letter to Qld. Country Life

Letter from miner Ian Hansen to the Qld. Country Life re the problems caused by lack of regulation of the csg industry.  Click here to read his letter.

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