Traditional Owners object to Leigh Creek underground coal gasification plans

Adnyamathanha Traditional Owners raise objections to underground coal gasification plans at Leigh Creek.

Excerpt from their Media Release: Community concerns of possible damage to Aboriginal Sites at Leigh Creekcommunity

“We raise concerns as a collective voice for those people who want to exercise their right to protect Adnyamathanha cultural heritage on the Leigh Creek Coalfield and prioritise the public safety of residents in nearby communities such as Copley. We are aware that Queensland has banned the use of USG technology because it is deemed too risky to the environment and to public health. We want the same ban to apply here in South Australia.”

Full Media Release: mr-community-concerns-of-possible-damage-to-aboriginal-site-at-leigh-creek