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Transitioning the Latrobe Valley

Both the Coalition and Labor want to allocate another 13 billion tonnes of brown coal in hitherto unmined areas of the Valley such as west of Tyers, Traralgon Creek, Yinnar, near Churchill, Flynn, Rosedale and Gormandale. Most of this would be exported to China. In any case, the end use and processing of this coal will mean massive increases in greenhouse gas emissions and the ultimate destruction of thousands of hectares of fertile agricultural land. Continue reading

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Where is 13 billion tonnes of coal for allocation?

Daniel Caffrey on 13 billion tonne allocation of coal Daniel Caffrey at Maryvale/Yallourn North the land allocated for part the 13 billion tonne allocation of coal. In relation to opening up more coal mines, he says, “[They’re] Good for nothing, … Continue reading

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Can the Latrobe Valley afford to carve out a further allocation of 13 Billion Tonnes of Coal?

On the weekend, the National Party leader Peter Ryan reasserted the Napthine Government’s plan to allocate another 13 billion tonnes of brown coal in the Latrobe Valley. The areas include Maryvale to the west of Tyers, Yinnar, Traralgon Creek, Churchill, … Continue reading

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