Black-soil plains move too much for safe Queensland Hunter gas pipeline: report

Jamieson Murphy
February 20 2020 - 3:00pm
TOO SHIFTY: The black soil on the Liverpool Plains has some of the highest shrink and swell properties of any soil in the world.
TOO SHIFTY: The black soil on the Liverpool Plains has some of the highest shrink and swell properties of any soil in the world.

THE shifting-nature of the Liverpool Plain's black soil makes it an "impractical" place for a gas pipeline, a report has revealed.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director and business reporter. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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