Dr. Glenn Stracher, professor of geology and physics, at EGSC was interviewed on live radio with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, on the morning of Wednesday, March 5. The program was aired around the world. East Georgia State College in Swainsboro, GA was mentioned several times. He did a superb job of answering difficult questions concerning Australia’s recent Morwell coal-mine fire disaster in Victoria, as well as the international problem of coal fires.
Australia is the world’s leading exporter of coal and rank’s fifth in coal production. A transcript of Glenn’s radio interview will be made available from ABC for the EGSC library archives. ABC said they will be back in touch with him for additional news.
March 7, 2014 - Included link to the radio broadcast.