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Finkel to conduct limited review of offshore oil and gas exploration

Resources Minister Matt Canavan has instructed Chief Scientist Alan Finkel to review assessment procedures for oil and gas exploration in the Great Australian Bight, but has told him not to examine whether it should be a drilling-free zone.

EPBC Act needs accredited consultants, report says

The EPBC Act should be supported by a scheme that lists acceptable consultants, and the Federal Government should create a $1 billion fund to help proponents protect the environment, says a new report.

Tribunal refuses to grant wind farm permit to Alinta

A tribunal has refused to grant Alinta a planning permit for a wind farm because of its impact on an airfield and its proximity to a roosting area for a critically endangered bat.

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