CSG 'irreversibly' damaging Qld farms, scientists say

Brandon Long
Updated October 13 2022 - 4:06pm, first published 4:00pm
A group of scientists have published a scathing paper on CSG, saying mining has created permanent subsidence, depleted groundwater and eroded landholders' rights. Picture GFCQ
A group of scientists have published a scathing paper on CSG, saying mining has created permanent subsidence, depleted groundwater and eroded landholders' rights. Picture GFCQ

Coal seam gas extraction is "irreversibly" affecting the state's prime agricultural land and there will be "incalculably great" remediation costs when the industry is phased out, a new report says.

Brandon Long

Brandon Long

Queensland Country Life journalist

Brandon Long is a Queensland Country Life journalist based in Toowoomba.

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