Zombie licences almost dead after NSW government Future of Gas Statement despite Liverpool Plains exploration

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated July 21 2021 - 9:50am, first published 6:00am
Gas plan kills off zombie licences but allows exploration on Liverpool Plains

The State Government will kill off the majority of the state's so-call zombie gas licences but will leave rich farming land in the Liverpool Plains open for exploration.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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