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BP ditches plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight The Guardian

BP has decided not to go ahead with its controversial plans to drill for oil in the commonwealth marine reserve in the Great Australian Bight.
 
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Approval of new oil search permit for Great Australian Bight sparks moratorium call The Guardian

Environmentalists call for moratorium on new licences as concerns grow about BP’s plans to drill for oil in Bight.
 
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BP's plans to drill Great Australian Bight delayed Financial Times

Australia’s oil and gas regulator has delayed a controversial decision on whether to allow BP to begin deep water exploration drilling in an Australian marine park for a second time.
 
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Pete Owen named 2016 Australian Environmentalist of the Year Adelaide Now

Peter Owen, who has been the Director of The Wilderness Society SA for 11 years, will be recognised for his continuous work protecting large areas of land and sea.
 
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Senators vow fresh scrutiny of BP's plans to drill for oil in Great Australian Bight The Guardian

BP’s plans to drill for oil in the pristine marine reserve of the Great Australian Bight will come under fresh scrutiny, as senators seek to reinstate a lapsed inquiry examining the compan
 
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Bight drilling sites near path of whales on move NT News

Oil company BP has selected two exploration drilling sites in the Great Australian Bight that a State Government report has found could be next to a whale migration path.
 
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Environmentalists fighting for the Bight ABC (Behind The News)

A fight is currently going on over the Great Australian Bight. That's the bit of ocean near the arch in the middle of Australia. Oil company BP has asked to drill oil wells there.
 
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Great Australian Bight oil rigs would significantly increase spill risk—report The Guardian

Drilling in the Bight will significantly increase the risk of oil spills, from the oil rigs and the increased shipping traffic, according to a report by the South Australian planning department.
 

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