Australia: Santos investigated another ‘toxic’ water spill coal seam gas plant

Guardian: Coal seam gas company Santos has experienced another spill of waste water at a NSW gas field. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) said it was investigating the release of around 500 litres of “produced water” which entered a diversion drain at Santos’s Narrabri gas field on Tuesday. The EPA said the diversion drain was blocked to prevent the water leaving the site, with the liquid returned to a containment pond. The Greens have called the water “toxic”, although the EPA said it was......

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