Boom and bust fracking – a cautionary tale from Australia

With bust following the boom, many houses and pools now lie abandoned

Farmers from New South Wales in Australia tour neighbouring Queensland to find out what impact shale gas and coal seam gas extraction has had on the local economy. Did the promised prosperity materialise?

Read more at http://www.news.com.au/finance/business/mining/miles-the-coal-seam-ghost-town/news-story/3923c38654f0ab9e3e4ed703d1de2d52#.avnpb

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