The Northern Territory Government are proposing a 'Middle ArmSustainable Development Precinct' (MASDP) in the centre ofDarwin Harbour. But far from being sustainable, this precinct isplanned to be a gas-fed petrochemical hub that poses serioushuman health and environmental risks. The industries theGovernment has slated for development at the MASDP includepetrochemicals, gas processing, critical minerals processing, andcarbon capture and storage (CCS). The MASDP proposal iscurrently being assessed by the NT Environment ProtectionAuthority, with a full Environmental Impact Statement expectedin 2023.
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