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Departmental Media Release

Community urged to attend Narrabri Gas Project info sessions

  • Date: 01.03.2017
  • Type: Departmental Media Release
  • Author: Department of Planning and Environment

Communities of North West NSW are encouraged to register for the Department of Planning and Environment’s public information sessions on the Narrabri Gas Project proposal.

Two community information sessions will be held at the Crossing Theatre in Narrabri on Tuesday 7 March and Wednesday 8 March from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

We want to hear people’s views - farmers, landholders, locals, Aboriginal groups, industry groups, councils. Everyone is welcome to make a submission and all will be read and considered in our assessment.

- Mike Young, Director of Resource Assessments

Mike Young, Director of Resource Assessments, said the Department is keen to hear the views of individuals and groups living locally.

“Information on the planning process will be provided and we’ll also be able to answer the community’s questions about the assessment,” Mr Young said.

“We want to hear people’s views - farmers, landholders, locals, Aboriginal groups, industry groups, councils. Everyone is welcome to make a submission and all will be read and considered in our assessment.

“The Department wants everyone to have a chance to be listened to”

The Narrabri Gas Project proposal involves a coal seam gas field with up to 850 gas wells to be developed progressively over 20 years, and gas processing and water treatment facilities.

Santos’ Environmental Impact Statement is available on the Department’s website, and at all major centres in the region including Narrabri, Wee Waa, Gunnedah, Coonabarabran and Coonamble. 


To attend one of the public information sessions, people should register their interest on 1800 616 493

 

Venue Date
Crossing Theatre
117 Tibbereena Street
Narrabri NSW 
 Tuesday 7 March and Wednesday 8 March 2017

 

If media plan to attend they must register via mediaunit@planning.nsw.gov.au

The Environmental Impact Statement for the Narrabri Gas Project is available online at majorprojects.planning.nsw.gov.au

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