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Groundwater at risk

Fracking for shale gas is an extremely water-intensive practice that also uses a range of potentially dangerous chemicals. Major concerns are held for the rivers, wetlands and groundwater aquifers of the Northern Territory if gas fracking moves into full production.

Proposed fracking projects in the NT’s Beetaloo Basin threaten so many precious places – including the recharge area for Mataranka Hot Springs, the mighty Roper River, and Jurrkulu-Ijibarda (Lake Woods) and upstream areas. Read more.....


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