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SCAA welcomes broad based support for Anglesea coal plant closure

18 July 2014: Anglesea based community group Surf Coast Air Action (SCAA) has welcomed the support of Doctors for the Environment Australia, GetUp!, Environment Victoria, Friends of the Earth, Surf Coast Energy Group, Geelong Sustainability Group and others for the closure of the Alcoa Anglesea coal mine and power plant.

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Repeal of carbon laws a windfall for big polluters and a blow for a safe climate

17 July 2014: The Federal Government’s repeal of Australia’s carbon laws is poor policy, short-sighted and protects vested interests ahead of Australia’s national interest according to leading environment group Environment Victoria.

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Napthine Government goes to water on environmental levy

19 Jun 2014: Victoria could create 225,000 new jobs and boost economic activity in key sectors by 22 per cent over the coming 15 years through protecting the state’s natural assets, a research report released today has found.

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New research finds Victoria’s future economic strength lies in protecting natural assets

19 Jun 2014: Victoria could create 225,000 new jobs and boost economic activity in key sectors by 22 per cent over the coming 15 years through protecting the state’s natural assets, a research report released today has found.

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Environment Victoria condemns reckless plans for coal export industry

16 Jun 2014: Environment Victoria has today condemned the Napthine and Abbott Government’s reckless and short-sighted decision to develop a coal export industry in Victoria.

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Hazelwood inquiry reveals the real cost of coal

13 Jun 2014: As the third and final week of hearings comes to a close at the Hazelwood inquiry, Environment Victoria says a clear picture is emerging that coal is not the cheap source of fuel it claims to be.

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GDF Suez admits rehab failures under examination from Environment Victoria

12 Jun 2014: GDF Suez today admitted that he didn't know the status of fire preparedness precautions in un-rehabilitated areas of the Hazelwood mine, under cross-examination by Environment Victoria barristers.

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Environment Victoria opens Frankston Enviro Hub and election HQ

5 Jun 2014: As state political attention focuses on Frankston, Victoria’s lead environment group will today unveil a major new campaign in the marginal seat.

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Environment Victoria Announces New CEO

26 May 2014: The Board of Environment Victoria is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Wakeham as Environment Victoria’s Chief Executive Officer.

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Anglesea electricity approval ensures continuing pollution

22 May 2014: Environment Victoria has today criticised the Essential Services Commission’s decision to grant an electricity generating licence to the Anglesea Power Station.

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