In November 2012 Wingecarribee Shire Council declared itself a Coal Seam Gas (CSG) and Longwall Mining Free Shire, installing signage at entry points to the region.
Information on CSG and longwall mining can be found below:
Technical details about CSG.
On-line interactive display and query of CSG and longwall mining exploration information and geoscience data.
The IESC is a Federal Government Committee formed to provide independent advice on CSG or large coal mining development proposals, research projects, and water-related impacts associated with CSG and large coal mining activities.