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Community insists Opal is damaging fuel pumps

Oct 13, 2011 | Discuss

Community insists Opal is damaging fuel pumps

Government agencies and community workers are battling to convince a Central Australian community not to give up on the “unsniffable” Opal fuel and risk igniting a new outbreak of petrol sniffing in surrounding Aboriginal communities. Opal fuel, which was developed by BP as a non-intoxicating alternative to conventional unleaded petrol, was “rolled out” to Central Australian fuel suppliers with subsidies from the previous Coalition government. Although it costs the same t...Read more