The Bob Brown Foundation has joined a national alliance of environment organisations to fight off the impending arrival of the world's biggest oil rig in the Great Australian Bight. The rig, currently nearing completion in South Korea, is due in the Bight in October after which BP intends to drill thousands of metres under the 2000 metres deep Bight.
- Great Australian Bight Alliance launched to fight BP’s oil drilling plan
- BP can’t be trusted after Gulf of Mexico spill and its first Bight drilling application
- Bight oil spill could impact all southern Australia’s coast, from WA across to Tasmania
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