16 April 2012 – This is the coal seam story from GetUp!. The crowd sourced agitators have devised a detailed map that zooms in to show locations of wells, the underlying aquifers and homes in on individual stories from people whose lives are being encroached on by the booming industry.

And from the US and the UK, evidence is now emerging that earthquakes  could be caused by the practice of fracking in coal seam gas extraction.In the UK research concluded it was”highly probable” that fracking was the cause of 50 seismic events near Blackpool, an article in Fairfax newspaper reported.

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