NT seabed mining moratorium extended, drawing mixed reaction from stakeholders

NT seabed mining moratorium extended, drawing mixed reaction from stakeholders

Updated May 16, 2018 12:42:24 Photo: There are 14 applications for exploration permits currently lodged, despite the moratorium. (Nautilus Minerals) The Northern Territory Government has quietly extended a moratorium on seabed mining. Key points: The moratorium on seabed mining was implemented in 2012 It will now remain in place until …

Hundreds protest against Northern Territory Government’s decision to lift fracking moratorium

Hundreds protest against Northern Territory Government’s decision to lift fracking moratorium

Posted April 18, 2018 15:07:25 Photo: The Government has been accused of betraying the public over fracking. (ABC News: Lucy Marks) The Northern Territory Government has faced a backlash from protesters over its decision to lift a moratorium on fracking, while the Chief Minister travelled interstate for a conference. About …

Fracking set to resume in the Northern Territory as moratorium lifted

Fracking set to resume in the Northern Territory as moratorium lifted

Posted April 17, 2018 09:22:00 Photo: Gas from the fracked Amungee NW-1H well is flared during the testing phase. (ABC News: Dan Fitzgerald) Fracking is set resume in the Northern Territory, following the Government’s decision to lift a moratorium but enforce strict new laws and regulations on the industry. Key …

NT Government told risks can be mitigated if fracking moratorium is lifted

NT Government told risks can be mitigated if fracking moratorium is lifted

Updated March 27, 2018 19:17:45 Photo: The NT fracking inquiry has delivered a final report to government. (ABC News: Jane Bardon) The Northern Territory Government is expected to soon decide if it will lift a fracking moratorium, after an 15-month inquiry concluded the risks associated with the industry could be …