Labor's gas pipe plan welcomed by manufacturers and lashed by activists 

THE Australian Labor Party’s plan to spend A$1.5 billion on gas pipelines in the Bowen and Galilee basins if it wins the upcoming election has attracted  fulsome praise from the petroleum and manufacturing industries and brickbats from the environmental lobby.

Labor's gas pipe plan welcomed by manufacturers and lashed by activists  Labor's gas pipe plan welcomed by manufacturers and lashed by activists  Labor's gas pipe plan welcomed by manufacturers and lashed by activists  Labor's gas pipe plan welcomed by manufacturers and lashed by activists  Labor's gas pipe plan welcomed by manufacturers and lashed by activists 

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