Gas pipe­line work halted

Townsville Bulletin - - News -

A GAS com­pany has sus­pended work on a ma­jor pipe­line in Queens­land af­ter land was cleared with­out ap­pro­pri­ate ap­provals. The Queens­land Gas Com­pany has stopped work on the pipe­line from its Su­rat Basin gas fields to the planned $ 15 bil­lion gas ex­port ter­mi­nal at Glad­stone. The com­pany says a con­trac­tor may have breached fed­eral and state en­vi­ron­men­tal con­di­tions in clear­ing a 6km-long and 40m wide route for the pipe­line near Dalby.

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