SO2 emissions: an outrageous state of affairs

Failure to require the installation of SO2 scrubbers at the Anglesea powerplant is an absolutely outrageous state of affairs A year ago Victoria’s own EPA found that Alcoa’s appalling Anglesea S02 emissions “contributes a noticeable quantity of sulfate particles to the Melbourne airshed, particularly in summer” and that in a “low impact scenario” for future…

Corporate spin breaks into a trot

Letter to the Editor of Surf Coast Times, published on 17 July 2014 By Andrew Laird The corporate spin that Alcoa trotted out in your article last week about its sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions at Anglesea was breathtaking. A few facts: • As your article correctly noted, Alcoa’s own 2003 plan stated “From a base…