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The people of the Northern Rivers of NSW breathed a big sigh of relief when they stopped the unconventional gas industry at Bentley. But the industry didn't stop when it hit resistance – it simply went around us, and left the region in a false bubble of security.
Gas is in the air again. The northwest of NSW is preparing for the unfolding of a giant gas field, from the far Queensland border to Dubbo. The first of seven stages will be the Narrabri Gas Project, with 850 wells in the Pilliga State Forest.
North-west NSW farmers were joined by a traditional custodian last week at a protest outside the Sydney annual general meeting of the company that plans to build a gas pipeline to Santos’s controversial Narrabri coal seam gas scheme.
At first glance Prime Minister Tony Abbott's deregulation agenda would appear to play into the hands of companies like Santos, which is battling to win approval for its contentious coal seam gas project at Narrabri.