Irrigators and environmental experts say the state government commitment to use River Murray water to power a half a billion dollar hydrogen power plant project in South Australia raises questions about how the natural resource is used.
- The state government has committed to using 200 megalitres of River Murray water annually to power the planned hydrogen plant in Whyalla
- Environmental stakeholders say the Murray Darling system is already under pressure
- Minister for Energy Tom Koutsantonis says using River Murray water should not come as a shock
The plant, slated to be…