News that OMV intend to start drilling in the Great South Basin is bad news for our planet, the Green Party said today.
“It is time to put a line in the sand on offshore oil and gas drilling,” Green Party Energy & Resources spokesperson Gareth Hughes says.
“Only the Green Party is committed to stop deep sea oil drilling. This isn’t the future we want for New Zealand or the world.
“The consent application announced today for oil drilling shows that last year’s ban on new permits needs to be strengthened.