ABC 7:30 Report (NSW) on Coal Seam Gas development beneath the Pilliga Sandstone

Posted 3 December 2013

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On Friday 22 and Friday 29 November 2013, the ABC 7:30 Report aired a 2-part special on the development of coal-seam gas beneath the Pilliga.

Prof. Ian Acworth provided an independent assessment of the likely impacts of the CSG development for the second part of the report aired on 29 November. His response was incorporated in the program analysis and can be seen by visiting the ABC 7:30 web site.

For more information contact Dr Wendy Timms who leads the centrifuge project.

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