Anglesea mine expansion fears

While the Victorian government moves to close off wind development on the Bellarine and Surf Coast, they are doing nothing to halt open cut coal mining. What energy source would you prefer in your back yard? From the Geelong Advertiser, journalist Carmel Christensen. ENVIRONMENTALISTS have demanded Alcoa and the State Government come clean on any plans to expand the Anglesea coal mine into heritage-listed heathland. The two parties are currently locked in confidential negotiations that will extend the company’s lease of the power station by an additional 50 years. Alcoa spokesman Brendan Foran said with talks in progress he could … Continue reading Anglesea mine expansion fears