Study into CSG effect on groundwater finds low risk of short-term impacts

Posted 6 January 2016

The research team sampling the methane content of groundwater in Queensland. (Bryce Kelly)

ABC News has reported on the new CWI study into coal seam gas extraction and its effect on groundwater in Queensland has found a low risk of any short-term impacts for irrigators using the Condamine Alluvium on the Darling Downs.

Click here for the full story (ABC News web site).

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