Containment of gas development is vital if national and international greenhouse emissions are to be reduced quickly to address accelerating climate change.
It is inappropriate to use subsidies for a pipeline which would enable gas production to be increased. Derogation is effectively a subsidy for the pipeline paid for by consumers.
Onshore gas development has an increasing number of concerning medical impacts which will need costly health and environmental monitoring and will further detract from the economic viability of the project at a time when renewable energy development is cheaper and non harmful.
Northern Gas Pipeline Submission 12-18