Category Archives: Coastal Sun

Coastal Sun July 25th 2002 – Charcoal Plant May Head to Lithgow / Charcoal ICAC Matter / Cartoon re Bomb Hoax

Published with permission Charcoal Plant may head to Lithgow The charcoal plant may head to Lithgow. the site here would be used for cutting and storing the timber, prior to transporting it via road and rail. Cr Vardon came up … Continue reading

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Coastal Sun July 18th 2002 – Logs, Not Waste, for Charcoal

Published with permission Hands up those who thought that the charcoal plant would use twigs, branches, stumps, and rotting residue from the forest floor! Kate Carnell, Executive director National Association of Forest Industries, stated in the Canberra Times of 20 … Continue reading

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The Hidden Costs of Charcoal

Coastal Sun – 6 June 2002Articles associated with the Charcoal plant issue Published with permission  A United Nations adviser for the development of emissions trading world-wide says the NSW government did not account for greenhouse emission costs, when it assessed the … Continue reading

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Coastal Sun June 6th 2002 – The Hidden Costs of Charcoal

Published with permission The Hidden Costs of Charcoal A United Nations adviser for the development of emissions trading world-wide says the NSW government did not account for greenhouse emission costs, when it assessed the development application for the charcoal plant … Continue reading

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Coastal Sun May 30th 2002 – Poisoned Smokescreen / Under Scrutiny / Jones Praises Brett’s Cause

Published with permission Poisoned Smokescreen (State Agency Sells Tordon-Injected Trees for Firewood?) Tordon DSH – not exactly Agent Orange (which has 2, 4-D as an ingredient) – is not just a poison used to kill trees, as it comes complete … Continue reading

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Coastal Sun May 23rd 2002 – Warning from Port Kembla / Expansion Stopped by Charcoal Plant / Safe Firewood? / Comparing Costs / Editorial

Published with permission Warning from Port Kembla Helen Hamilton, from Port Kembla, travelled to Batemans Bay on Sunday specifically to warn residents and ratepayers that ‘significant’ developments, such as the Port Kembla Copper Smelter, can have dire consequences. She was … Continue reading

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Coastal Sun May 16th 2002 – No Confidence in Carr Government

Published with permission Greens MLC Ian Cohen, with the help of the Greens and the Democrats passed a motion of no confidence in the Carr Government over its decision to approve the charcoal plant at Mogo. All Labor supporters with … Continue reading

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Coastal Sun April 18th 2002 – Let the People Decide!

Published with permission Let the People Decide! A five hour ‘Extraordinary Meeting’ of Eurobodalla Shire Council (ESC) was held on Tuesday to address requests from the community to help fund a legal appeal in the Land and Environment Court against … Continue reading

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Coastal Sun April 18th 2002 – Changed Face of Labor

Published with permission I feel that I must preface this editorial with the fact that for a large chunk of my voting life in this country, I voted Labor. I believed in their policies – in their desire to bring … Continue reading

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Let the people decide!

Coastal Sun – 18 April 2002Articles associated with the Charcoal plant issue Published with permission  A five hour ‘Extraordinary Meeting’ of Eurobodalla Shire Council (ESC) was held on Tuesday to address requests from the community to help fund a legal appeal … Continue reading

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