Final zombie gas exploration licence in North West brought back from the dead by NSW government

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated May 24 2022 - 4:21am, first published May 20 2022 - 7:00am
CLARIFY: Nationals MP Adam Marshall has written to deputy premier Paul Toole to clarify the status of the tiny section of the PEL in his electorate. Photo: file

Gas companies will be permitted to explore for the mineral on 90,000 hectares of farmland surrounding the village of Bellata, after the state government resurrected the last "zombie" PEL in the North West on Friday.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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