Coonamble community meeting about the CSG pipeline

Coonamble community meeting about the CSG pipeline


driving into Coonamble it’s clear what
the communities stances on the western slopes pipeline. people from properties
as far away as Queensland United saying they’re concerned about the impact to
the prime agricultural land if the project goes ahead. what it can do to our
water and you know our waters our life and our soul out here they’re proposing
to go approximately eight point three kilometres from one corner of our place to other which
would completely divide our entire place the detrimental effect it will have on
the Great Artesian basin and the livelihood of communities just like ours
today’s public sessions were canceled due to fear of organised disruption
instead locals held their own a question-and-answer session on the issue
leaving standing room only. APA’s project with Santos limited would see a 450
kilometres pipelne built to deliver gas from Santos’s proposed Narrabri gas
project to the New South Wales gas transmission network if they go in there
and pollute and depressurise our Great Artesian Basin we we lose our water and
we can’t produce food so it’s an Australian issue. committee meetings
went ahead here in Campbell today and yesterday but despite closing the public
forum today the company says it remains committed to offering consultations to
interested parties. Apa will shortly be contacting affected landowners from the project and
a range of other stakeholder groups with special interest in the project to
arrange a series of landowner forums along the today the Coonamble community
vowed to stand together refusing to be divided by private land holder
consultations with APA Allison dance win news

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