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“Bloody crazy”: River near fracking site bursts into flames in Australia

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Source: RT.COM
A Queensland river near a fracking site exploded into flames after a coal seam gas (CSG) protester sparked a kitchen lighter above the water surface.

Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham uploaded dramatic footage of the river ablaze to his website and social media accounts to highlight his party’s concerns about fracking and the extraction of coal seam gas.

The video shows the New South Wales Greens MP ignite the fire on the Condamine river and then jump up in shock, exclaiming: “Holy f***! Unbelievable – a river on fire!”

Buckingham claims the river, which is part of the Murray-Darling Basin, was made flammable due to leaking methane caused by coal seam gas mining a kilometer away.

"So much gas is bubbling through the river that it held a huge flame for over an hour," Buckingham told The Brisbane Times.... Read More

Source: RT.COM

 
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