OK to drill CSG wells near Newcastle

APPROVAL has been given to NSW company Dart Energy to drill four test holes at a proposed coal seam gas mining site near Newcastle.

An environmental impact assessment found the testing was unlikely to pose a risk to Newcastle's drinking water and/or groundwater resources.

The drilling will take place on a private property at Fullerton Cove.



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