Six-day response time to coal bores spilling gas, water near Chinchilla 'prompt', Queensland government says

Brandon Long
By Brandon Long
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:34pm, first published February 14 2022 - 9:00pm
BORE ISSUES: One of the bores spilling water on a Western Downs property in 2020.

The state government says it "promptly" investigated coal boreholes which were releasing potentially harmful gas and water on Western Downs properties, but a conservation group has called its six-day response time "hopeless".

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Brandon Long

Brandon Long

Queensland Country Life journalist

Brandon Long is a Queensland Country Life journalist based in Toowoomba.

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