Authors: Tanja Srebotnjak and Miriam Rotkin-Ellman. Natural Resources Defense Council. December 2014
This report analyses recently released 2013/14 National Pollutant Inventory (NPI) data for air pollution from CSG processing in the Darling Downs, and discusses implications for community health and government policy.
Flaring of waste gases is a common practice in the processing of hydrocarbon (HC) materials. It is assumed that flaring achieves complete combustion with relatively innocuous byproducts such as CO2 and H2O.