Challenged on live TV, Nash backs ban on coal seam gas

RURAL Health Minister Fiona Nash has backed a moratorium on coal seam gas mining after being challenged on live television to say what she was going to do for sick children in the Queensland CSG centre of Chinchilla. 

Senator Nash revealed she personally supported a ban on CSG development until there was a “clear and proper picture” of the health impacts.

“From my view, we should take the precautionary principle, we should be conservative and things should be on hold until they can be proven not to have