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Environment Victoria response to Greens announcement to close surplus coal generation

 

20 November 2014

Environment Victoria strongly welcomes today’s announcement by the Greens to push for an orderly phase-out of Victoria’s most polluting power stations and their replacement with renewable energy.
 
In August, the operator of the national electricity grid (the Australian Energy Market Operator) announced that Victoria has approximately 2000 MW of excess power generation capacity, which could be decommissioned with no risk of supply disruptions for consumers.
 
Environment Victoria CEO Mark Wakeham today said:
 
Over 50% of Victoria’s...

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Environment Victoria welcomes first step in getting cows out of our rivers

18 November 2014

Environment Victoria has welcomed the Napthine government announcement of an extra $20million for fencing livestock out of public land on river banks.

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Victoria worst on renewable energy, but voters have a choice on Election Day

 

18 November 2014


Environment Victoria agrees with research by the Climate Council that shows Victoria currently has the worst policy environment in the country...

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Environment Victoria response to ALP announcement on 100% renewable Newstead

 

17 November 2014

Environment Victoria welcomes the commitment by the Victorian ALP to support the transition of the small town of Newstead to 100% renewable...

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JOINT STATEMENT: COALITION GOVERNMENT WORST IN RECENT MEMORY ON ENVIRONMENT

 

13 November 2014

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ALP signals shift in fortunes for Victorian renewable energy projects

 
13 November 2014

Environment Victoria has welcomed the ALP’s commitment today that they would scrap the Coalition’s 2 km anti-wind farm zones if elected but said more clarity...

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Cut the crap – Environment Victoria inflates a giant cow on the banks of the Barwon River in Geelong

 
11 November 2014


Environment Victoria will today inflate a giant cow on the banks of the Barwon River in Geelong as part of its...

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Environment Victoria statement on Liberal Election Launch

 
9 November 2014

 

Statement:

Please attribute quotes to Mark Wakeham, CEO Environment Victoria

“Today, Denis Napthine and the Liberal party confirmed that they have no...

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