Australia: Santos fined after coal seam gas project contaminates aquifer ‘with uranium’

Guardian: The NSW government should tear up an agreement with Santos to fast-track a coal seam gas project after the energy producer was fined for contaminating an aquifer, reportedly with uranium, the state opposition says. The Environment Protection Authority issued a $1,500 fine to Santos last month following the “pollution incident” at the company’s Narrabri Gas Field operations in the Pilliga in NSW’s northwest. Fairfax Media reports that the aquifer was contaminated with uranium at levels 20 times......

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