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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... more

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... more

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 for developing renewable energy... more

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 energy by 2017... more

JOINT STATEMENT: Coalition Government Worst in Recent Memory on Environment

13 Nov 2014: The Baillieu/Napthine government has the poorest track record on the protection and restoration of the environment of any government since Victoria’s peak environment groups were founded in the 1950s.

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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 was required... more

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 to highlight the issue of cow trampling and polluting the state’s rivers and creeks. more

Environment Victoria statement on Liberal Election Launch

9 November 2014:Today, Denis Napthine and the Liberal party confirmed that they have no vision for addressing the serious and urgent challenges posed by climate change or our fragile environment. more

Cut the crap – Environment Victoria calls on parties to get cows out of our rivers

31 October 2014: Environment Victoria will today inflate a giant cow on the banks of the Yarra to highlight the issue of cow trampling and polluting the state’s rivers and creeks. more

2014 Community Environmental Recognition Award Winners Announced

30 October 2014: Last night Environment Victoria held its 2014 Community Environmental Recognition Awards. The awards recognised the achievements of remarkable groups and individuals from around the state who have made an outstanding contribution for the environment through community action. more
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