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Coal Seam Gas & Longwall Mining

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.

WSC A Coal Seam Gas and Longwall Mining Free Shire

Information on CSG and longwall mining can be found below:

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NSW Environment Protection Agency EPA 

NSW Division of Resources & Energy

Technical details about CSG.

Strategic Regional Land Use (SRLUP) 


On-line interactive display and query of CSG and longwall mining exploration information and geoscience data.

Indepedendent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Mining Development

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.

Last Updated: June 1st, 2017
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