Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Moratorium on Aquifer Drilling Connected with Coal Seam Gas Extraction) Bill 2013

Type
Private
Sponsor
 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
  to: place a two year moratorium on aquifer drilling connected with coal seam gas extraction; and impose penalties for any contravention. 

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House of Representatives
11 Feb 2013Introduced and read a first time
05 Aug 2013Lapsed at dissolution

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