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Environment Victoria welcomes continuation of the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target

 

19 December 2014

 

Environment Victoria today welcomed the announcement by Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio that the Andrews Government will retain the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET).

Environment Victoria’s Safe Climate Campaign Manager Nicholas Aberle today said:

“Since its introduction in 2009, the VEET scheme has been very effective at reducing power bills for participating homes, creating thousands of jobs and cutting Victoria’s carbon pollution.”

“The VEET scheme helps avoid five million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions each year, which is almost 5% of the state’s total emissions...

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Election result shows power of grassroots mobilisation on environment issues

 
30 November 2014
Environment Victoria welcomes today’s election result as a victory for grassroots mobilisation but warns that the new government will be publicly held to...
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New fire highlights need for urgent mine rehabilitation

 
28 November 2014

Reports today of a fire at the open cut Loy Yang coal mine highlight the urgent need for the next Victorian government to speed up mine rehabilitation says...
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Environment Victoria calls on all parties to get cows out of our rivers

26 November 2014

Environment Victoria will today inflate a giant cow in central Ballarat as part of its Cut the Crap campaign to highlight the issue of cows trampling and polluting the state’s rivers...

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Environment Victoria's response to Labor’s environment election policy

 
25 November 2014
Environment Victoria has today welcomed the release of Labor’s environment policy. The policy ‘Our environment our future’ provides further...
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New scorecard shows Victorian parties split on environment policy just days before election

 
24 November 2014

Thousands of Victorians who have pledged to use their vote for the environment at the upcoming State election will today be...
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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...

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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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