Bight spill could reach NZ: modelling

INDPENDENT modelling commissioned by The Wilderness Society claims any oil spill resulting from BP's planned drilling in the Great Australian Bight could devastate up to 265,000sq.km of ocean – about three times the size of Tasmania, and potentially reach New Zealand in the worst case scenario.

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As reported by Energy News earlier this week, BP's oil spill response plan warned that in the event of a spill, a 35-day oil eruption could impact an area from Albany in Western Australia to

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