APPEA touts Bight drilling benefits

BP CONTINUES to talk up the economic potential of its planned exploration drilling in the Great Australian Bight, however as activists conduct a marine tour of the region to highlight the biodiversity at risk, it has been revealed that the first two wells appear to be located within the Great Australian Bight Marine Reserve.

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The reserve, which dates back to the 1990s, restricts the use of all vessels between May and October each year to protect the habitat for calving by the threatened Southern Right Whale and as feeding

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