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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 environment, water resources and agricultural land.
Welcoming the unconventional gas ban, Environment Victoria CEO Mark Wakeham today said:
“This is a very positive decision from Premier Andrews and Resources Minister Noonan. The risk of irreversible environmental damage from unconventional gas mining is far too high and the prospect of fracking has been distressing for communities across the state.
“The decision recognises the...


Environment Victoria welcomes revival of Greener Government Buildings Program 

22 August 2016


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


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...


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,...


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...


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...


Urgent need for Engie and Victorian government to work together on Hazelwood closure

26 May 2016

Following ...


New Promise Watch site tracks the parties’ environment commitments​

18 May 2016


As the federal Environment Minister and Shadow Environment Minister prepare for a debate at the National Press Club today, Environment Victoria...


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