Clean up or decommission coal mine and power plant

Surf Coast Air Action joins with Surf Coast Shire in calling for Alcoa Anglesea clean up or decommission the Alcoa Anglesea brown coal mine and power plant MEDIA RELEASE – 30 May 2014 Local Anglesea group Surf Coast Air Action (SCAA) welcomes Surf Coast Shire’s unanimous call on the Federal Government to clean up or…

Anglesea residents condemn license to pollute

Anglesea residents are extremely disappointed by the Essential Services Commission’s decision to grant Alcoa’s Anglesea brown coal mine and power station a license to pollute. The decision potentially paves the way for the sale of the coal mine and power plant, which was previously only permitted to power the Point Henry smelter, due to close…

AGL Energy rules out buying Anglesea power station

Major Australian energy company AGL Energy has ruled out buying Anglesea’s brown-coal power station, citing its negative effects upon the health and wellbeing of local residents. Alcoa announced plans to sell the mining lease and power station at Anglesea in February following its decision to close the Port Henry aluminium smelter. The Anglesea community has…

Kids speak out about climate and coal

Anglesea’s Ruby Dingle, 10, is rallying to shut down the station for good and after attending a community meeting decided to film her thoughts on the issue to be uploaded to YouTube and the Surf Coast Air Action (SCAA) group’s website. We’re hoping other kids will see this video and be encouraged to make a…