Metgasco shareholders and its directors should be fully liable for environmental and economic damages resulting from their actions and any negligence.
So where is the state government and a independent authority overseeing this?
Both the corporations and governments (Liberal, National and Labor parties – and local members) are very active and vocal when spouting the economic and job benefits of CSG and yet are head-in-sand deniers when this sort of almost inevitable cross-contamination occurs.
A great example of why coal seam gas extraction is such a risky and unsafe gas extraction process.
Better to use other forms of energy and export a little less to China, Korea and Japan.
Edward Tresler, Byron Bay