Farmers say renewed interest in expired mining leases is bad news

DP
By Daniel Pedersen
Updated October 15 2020 - 12:12am, first published October 14 2020 - 4:00am
Expired petroleum exploration licences cover a huge slab of the state, from Dubbo, Gulgong and Scone, extending north and taking in the Liverpool Plains all the way to the Queensland border.

TWO mining companies with expired petroleum exploration licences are trying to reactivate them on the back of the Narrabri Gas Project being approved.

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