Moratorium decision defended

MORATORIUM DISAPPOINTMENT: Greens MLC Mark Parnell launched a scathing rebuttal to claims his bill to enshrine a fracking moratorium in law was political maneuvering in State Parliament.

THE BID to enshrine the Liberal Party’s moratorium in law is an attempt to “bring concern into the South East”, Legislative Council member David Ridgway has claimed.

The investment minister and former South East resident spoke against Mark Parnell’s bill in parliament, criticising the Greens for “trying to play politics” by bringing the existing ministerial directed moratorium into question.

Mr Ridgway said the moratorium, which


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