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The biggest water application ever made in the Northern Territory is on the brink of approval. If it goes ahead, the licence to Fortune Agribusiness to start a large fruit and vegetable farm near Tennant Creek would extract a volume of water half the size of Sydney harbour over 12 years. And this has a hydrogeologist and others saying the NT government needs to do more research.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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