Category Archives: General Information

About the Charcoalition and the Proposed Mogo Charcoal Plant

In 2001 Australian Silicon Ltd. lodged a development application with the NSW Government for a charcoal plant near Mogo, Mossy Point and Broulee on Eurobodalla’s Nature Coast. The plant would consume 200,000 tonnes of South East NSW forest timber annually … Continue reading

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Charcoalition Gallery

Here is a small collection of photos taken during the Charcoalition campaign (in chronological order). Click on the images to see in full size.

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Winding Up the Charcoalition Fighting Fund

Coastwatchers CharcoalitionMEDIA RELEASEMonday 2 December 2002Winding up the Charcoalition Legal Fighting FundMany of you may have been wondering what is happening with funds generously donated by the community for Charcoalition legal fight. Here is an update on the winding-up of … Continue reading

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NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Submission re the EIS

Document obtained from NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service under Freedom of Information legislation. NPWS Charcoal Plant Submission (128KB PDF)

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Eurobodalla Shire Council Charcoal Survey Results

ESC Survey Results (96KB PDF)

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Timber Supply Map

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Industrial Charcoal Making – Extracts from Food and Agriculture Organisation Forestry Paper 6.3

Chapter 5. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS. 5.1 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS IN CHARCOAL OPERATIONS. “Whether charcoal is made in the traditional way or by industrial methods, three hazards are always present: 1. Fire of stored charcoal. 2. Gas and dust explosions … Continue reading

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Health Effects from Pollution from the Charcoal Plant

Mercury On 26 March 2002, the Charcoalition alerted the community about the possibility of mercury being released from the proposed charcoal plant at Mogo, and asked Planning NSW to investigate this issue. The Charcoalition was accused of scaremongering. Planning NSW … Continue reading

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About the Environmental Impact Statement

AVAILABILITY The EIS was released on 19th November 2001, and covers: The charcoal plant and its local impacts An assessment of traffic flow issues Australian Silicon have lodged the EIS for the charcoal plant (called Wood Processing & Metallurgical Carbon … Continue reading

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Emissions

We are concerned about the environmental effects of emissions from the plant, particularly on the many rural residences near the plant and the closest towns of Mogo, Tomakin, Mossy Point and Broulee. See a map of expected smoke drift patterns. There are … Continue reading

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