The Coal-ition’s gas transition invading Westernport Bay? Not if we can help it!

Friday, 2 October 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am

 

Jacques talks with Bill Genat who is involved in movements to resist the plans of energy giant AGL to establish a massive Liquid Natural Gas import facility with Floating Storage and Regasification Unit at Crib Point and a gas pipeline to Packenham in Melbourne’s south-east. Apart from its gruesome size (300m long, 50 m wide, 50m high the size of the Ruby Princess cruise ship) is intrudes and endangers wetlands of global important (Ramsar designated in 1982) and risks to cause several other ecological disasters. 

References:

Google AGL Crib Point EES to read AGL's take on the project;

Go to the Crib Point IAC website to read about the hearing process

Read the passionate submissions of those who wish to protect beautiful Western Port Bay, French Island Marine Park and French Island National Park and the thousands of gorgeous waterbirds, marine creatures and microscopic miracles who create that wonderland; go to the Save Westernport website and donate so the best legal minds are available to defend this precious natural heritage.

Also, for a look at what happens to tye industry in the US, go to:

Can You Pitch in $280 Billion for the Oil and Gas Industry? editor@desmogblog.com via cmail19.com  
Friday 10:00am to 10:30am
Think Again offers weekly conversations and reflections about current events, trends and public pronouncements on contemporary and emerging issues. The show moves beyond what we read and hear via the public and ‘social’ media, to invite alternative possibilities to guide our thinking, living and organising.

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Jennifer Borrell & Jacques Boulet

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