Coal seam gas-induced subsidence wrecks $200,000 crop opportunity, grower says

Brandon Long
By Brandon Long
Updated July 8 2022 - 5:33am, first published 5:00am
Five days after receiving 30mm of rain, Zena and Garry Ronnfeldt's paddock is still waterlogged. They say the cause is CSG-induced subsidence. Pictured on July 6, 2022. Picture: Supplied

More than $200,000 in cropping income will be lost this season due to the effects of coal seam gas wells, a Western Downs cotton and grain grower says, with more financial damage to come.

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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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