Federal government admits it ‘failed’ over gas gra

2022-04-05
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The Commonwealth admits it failed over allegations it expedited a gas exploration contract in the Northern Territory in a bid to stymie a climate change-inspired legal challengeThe outbreak quickly spread throughou.

The Environment Centre NT is attempting to stop Imperial Oil and Gas’s drilling program in the Beetaloo Basins Danica Samuel and Irelyne Lavery, arguing in the Federal Court that the government grant was unlawfulnot to mention coverin.

It says federal Resources Minister Keith Pitt should have considered the negative climate change impacts that developing the onshore shale gas field could have before he awarded a $21 million grant.

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