UPDATE 1-Australia's Northern Territory lifts fracking ban
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
* Fracking to be allowed with tight regulation -local govt
* Ends moratorium imposed in 2016
* "Frack-free" protected areas cover 49 pct of state
(Adds comment, detail)
SYDNEY, April 17 (Reuters) - The government of Australia's
Northern Territory on Tuesday said it would allow gas extraction
via fracking, ending a moratorium it imposed almost two years
ago amid concerns the drilling method could damage the
The Northern Territory (NT), a 1.4 ...