FAQ Research writer Brian Bahnisch looks at the issues thrown up in relation to underground aquifers and cola seam gas.
Mining regulation in Queensland is a complex web. Industry, farmers and the local community are crying out for a clearer regulatory framework, writes Troy Collings is the CEO of Best Practice Regulatory Services (BPRS).
What is the precautionary principle? And how does it apply to the issues surrounding the development of coal seam gas? asks FAQ Research's Dr Robert Merkel.
The issue? Mining coal seam gas in agricultural areas. The conflict? Balancing food security and energy security, writes FAQ Research's Dr Tina Hunter.