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The amazing Amy Remeikis is doing the Lord’s work and is live blog the ALP national conference, something which I have neither the know-how or the patience to do.
And most amazingly, she is making it really interesting.
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The Victorian government has rejected AGL’s proposal for a gas import terminal in Western Port in the state’s south because of unacceptable impacts it would have on the environment, including internationally significant wetlands.
AGL had proposed constructing a terminal at Crib Point off the Mornington Peninsula and building a pipeline from the terminal to Pakenham.
This has been an exhaustive, open and transparent process and this is the right outcome for the local community, the environment and Victoria as a whole …
It’s very clear to me that this project would cause unacceptable impacts on the Western Port environment and the Ramsar wetlands – it’s important that these areas are protected.