.view-list .entry + .entry { margin-top: 20px; }

Decision pushed back after revelations oil spill from BP’s proposed drilling in the Great Australian Bight would affect SA shorelines

A WORST-CASE scenario oil spill — with no clean up response — from BP’s proposed offshore oil drilling in the Great Australian Bight would definitely result in shorelines along the South Australian coast being affected, new research shows.

A decision on the plan, to drill two oil wells in waters up to 2250m deep, starting late this year, was yesterday pushed back by 10 days by the Federal Government’s National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA).

Read the full Advertiser article here