So what do they know? Local farmers and indigenous groups are reporting an exodus of koalas from the Caroona State forest and ridge lines, heading into the plains. Coincidentally mining exploration, test drilling and blasting are also occurring in the forest.
There must be plenty of alternative homes, somewhere…
The gas wars are coming. Various groups including CCAG have coalesced to ignite a fire under Government. With fracking, the controversial coal seam gas extraction process which releases multiple nasty chemicals deep into coal seams to fracture and release the gas and water, now coming under increasing scrutiny, the public gaze is being directed downwards.
Whilst Sydney siders are waking to find their water supply dam being undermined and potentially polluted, the Liverpool Plains is being assaulted with contaminated acquirers, inappropriate pipelines and unwanted polluted surface water discharges. The MDB may get more river water flows, but it may also become just a gas mining industry drain.
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