I wonder what incentive you have for the incredible comments you made in the Daily Telegraph : Not one unsafe gas well we can point to ?
There is an entire movie about unsafe gas wells in the USA called Gaslands. I suppose from your comments you haven’t seen this, or the many similar docos filmed in Australia. Don’t you know about the Condamine River boiling like a pot on the stove? Or the results of the SCU fugitive methane study. Or the toxic materials dumped/leaking in the Pillaga?
NSW is vitally concerned for the health and well-being of our community. Have you listened to the stories of people whose health was damaged by gasfield development near Chinchilla, Queensland ?
As for our local CSG company, Metgasco has been cited 4 times in the past year for breaches of regulations. (see below.)
Division of Resources & Energy’s register of non-compliance for 2012 | NSW Trade & Investment
Below is DRE’s register of non-compliance with the Mining Act 1992 and the Petroleum (Onshore) Act 1991 listing all breaches that have resulted in a:
Finally, Mr. Hartcher, you are sounding a lot like the once-mighty ALP Ministers who scorned public opinion and now face ICAC questioning. Have you been promised something to promote this industry?
I request an urgent reply .
Northern Rivers Guardians, Inc.