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Decision needed to retire Hazelwood power station and invest in the Latrobe Valley’s future

 
24 September 2016

 

Reports today that ENGIE, French owner of Hazelwood power station, may decide in October to close the plant show that global markets are shifting to clean energy and Australia needs to catch up.

“Phasing out Hazelwood will put an end to Australia’s oldest and most polluting power station and will mark the beginning of Victoria’s transition to the clean energy sources of the future. This is the biggest single step Australia can take to clean up our energy supply,” said Environment Victoria CEO Mark Wakeham.

“For the past 12 months...

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Climate Change Authority report highlights Coalition’s poor policy

1 September 2016

 

The Turnbull Government’s climate change policies are completely inadequate to deal with the crisis of global warming, Environment Victoria said today...

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Fracking ban delivers for the environment and communities

 
30 August 2016

 

The Andrews Government’s decision to ban unconventional gas mining is a welcome and decisive step to protect Victoria’s natural...

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Environment Victoria welcomes revival of Greener Government Buildings Program 

 
22 August 2016

 

Environment Victoria has today welcomed the Andrews Government’s decision to...

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Strong support for phasing out polluting coal plants in Victoria’s key marginal seats​

28 June 2016

 

Three of Victoria’s most marginal federal electorates are on a knife-edge, with voters in all three seats showing strong support...

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Andrews Government delivers major boost to Victoria’s clean energy industry

 
15 June 2016

 

Environment Victoria has strongly welcomed Victoria’s new clean energy targets,...

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Victoria commits to zero climate pollution, now time to get on with the job

9 June 2016

 

Environment Victoria welcomes the Andrews Government’s plans to strengthen Victoria’s Climate Change Act, and urges the Premier to make a fast...

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Election scorecard: Coalition ‘out of touch’ and isolated on climate change

8 June 2016

 

A new election scorecard of the major parties, released by Environment Victoria today, has...

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