APA pays $12mill into biodiversity fund for pipeline construction

Matthew Kelly
Updated November 4 2023 - 5:24pm, first published 4:00pm

The company behind the construction of a gas lateral from Killingworth to Kurri has deposited more than $12million into the state's Biodiversity Conservation Fund to compensate for the project's environmental impacts.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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