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Clean Air Submissions due on 17 April 2015

There is a very important opportunity for you to contribute toward clean air in Anglesea. The Department of Environment has released a discussion paper, “Working towards a National Clean Air Agreement”. This is good news for Anglesea as improved air quality standards for both SO2 and Particulates are firmly on the table. The Department has invited…

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Joint statement of support

Statement of support for the ‘Shut It Down’ campaign In circumstances where the Alcoa Anglesea brown coal mine and power station: • Emits a toxic cocktail of pollutants, including particulates (recognised carcinogens), Sulphur Dioxide (a significant respiratory irritant), Arsenic, Lead and Mercury; • Is the equal third highest emitter of Sulphur Dioxide in Australia [39,000,000…

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Knitting Nannas of Toolangi join SCAA for Anglesea coal vigil

Anglesea based community group Surf Coast Air Action (SCAA) has welcomed the support of the Knitting Nannas of Toolangi for the responsible closure and rehabilitation of Alcoa’s Anglesea coal mine and plant. MEDIA RELEASE – 19 October 2014 The Knitting Nannas joined SCAA members for a short respectful vigil outside the coal plant gates on…

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Who is still sitting on the fence?

Less than 99 days out from the State Election the opaque discussions in relation to the polluting Anglesea coal mine and plant continue. Some companies have however had the decency to rule themselves out. Who are those companies and who is still sitting on the fence? Update on 8 September 2014: Nine companies have seen…

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‘Let’s get a coalmine shut down!’

The rally on Sunday 10 August is getting state-wide attention. Quotes from social media: “Anyone for a daytrip to Anglesea? Join the family friendly rally at 11am on Sunday held by the amazing Surf Coast Air Action Check out their event: www.facebook.com/events/656556291088786/” “The Shut It Down campaign, orchestrated by Surf Coast Air Action, is calling…