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Woodside to ‘Vigorously Defend’ New LNG Project: The Age


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The approval to expand the plant was unlawful as it did not consider greenhouse gas emissions, a leading conservation group will argue


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An aerial shot of Woodside's Pluto gas facility on the Burrup peninsula near Karratha. Photo: Woodside

 

Environmentalists have launched a second legal action against the Scarborough to Pluto LNG project, adding to uncertainty about its construction a week after Woodside Energy approved the $16 billion investment, Melbourne’s The Age reported.

The Conservation Council of Western Australia will argue that an approval to expand the plant granted in May by the state’s Department of Water and Environmental Regulation was unlawful as it did not consider greenhouse gas emissions.

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George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.

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