Onshore gas operations — containment pond breaches
Date:Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Extract from Hansard
5498. Hon Alison Xamon to the Minister for Mines and Petroleum
I refer to containment ponds for produced water in all onshore gas operations in Western Australia, and I ask —
(1) How many instances of containment pond breaches occurred in —
(a) 1996 — 2000;
(b) 2001 — 2005;
(c) 2006 — 2010;
(d) 2011; and
(e) to date in 2012?
(2) What actions were taken to remedy the environmental effect of any such breaches?
Hon NORMAN MOORE replied:
(1) (a)–(e) None.
(2) Not applicable.