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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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Bracks’ Forest Announcement: Environment Groups Respond

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT VICTORIA AUSTRALIAN CONSERVATION FOUNDATION MEDIA RELEASE 6 NOVEMBER 2002 BRACKS’ FOREST ANNOUNCEMENT: ENVIRONMENT GROUPS RESPOND The Forests and National Parks policy released by Victorian Premier Bracks today is a major improvement in the Bracks Government’s environmental … Continue reading

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It’s Official – Charcoal Free Victory for the Nature Coast

Issued 3 October 2002Media ReleaseIT’S OFFICIAL – CHARCOAL FREE VICTORY FOR THE NATURE COASTThe Charcoalition appeal in the Land and Environment Court, against the NSW Minister for Planning’s decision granting an approval to build a charcoal factory near Broulee, was … Continue reading

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Timber Communities Australia Looks Closely at Opposition

TIMBER COMMUNITIES AUSTRALIA Media Release ~ New South Wales TCA Looks Closely at Opposition…September 26 2002 Timber communities across the state of New South Wales will seriously have to look at ‘How to Vote’ in the next State Election after … Continue reading

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No Go In Mogo a Great Victory But Charcoal Fight is Not Over

South East Forest Alliance MEDIA RELEASE 25 September 2002 No Go In Mogo A Great Victory But Charcoal Fight Is Not Over The South East Forest Alliance representing some 20 forest conservation groups today was jubilant at the announcement by … Continue reading

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Charcoal Plant Pull-out No Stunt, says Company – ABC News

– For information only – ABC News September 25th 2002 The managing director of Australian Silicon has denied yesterday’s decision to pull out of a proposal to build a charcoal plant on the New South Wales south coast was part … Continue reading

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Alan Jones Interview with Brett Mason re Mogo Charcoal Plant

Alan Jones 2GB Breakfast Show September 25th 2002 7:26am Transcript Published with permission Jones: Well one of the beauties of the modern developments in politics in the last only 18 months, is people power. A massive triumph yesterday on the … Continue reading

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Company Pulls the Plug on NSW Charcoal Project – ABC News

– For information only – ABC News September 24th 2002 New South Wales Premier Bob Carr has announced the company behind the charcoal plant that was set to be built at Mogo on the state’s south coast has decided to … Continue reading

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Locals Protest Charcoal Plant Approval

– For information only –ABC News 23 September 2002Locals protest charcoal plant approvalThousands of people took to the streets of Batemans Bay on Saturday to protest about the State Government’s approval of a controversial charcoal plant for the Eurobodalla. The … Continue reading

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Charcoal Plant at Mogo Sinks – But Who’s Next?

The Greens The Wilderness Society South East Forest AllianceMedia Release 23 September 2002Charcoal plant at Mogo sinks But who’s next?Australian Silicon has announced this afternoon that it will not be building a Charcoal Plant at Mogo, near Batemans Bay. This … Continue reading

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