Indigenous opposition to Leigh Creek coal seam gas mine

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The recent announcement of a coal seam gas mine in Leigh Creek has caused outrage and been condemned by environmentalists and Indigenous communities in the area.

The Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association argues that the significance of the land to their people, as well as the environmental costs, need to be considered.

But what is coal seam mining? and why was the bid to stop underground gas extraction at Leigh Creek launched?

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