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…

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…

Human sign on Anglesea beach

Huge turnout sends clear message to Alcoa and potential purchasers More than 500 people gathered today on Anglesea beach to create a human sign spelling out the community’s demand that Alcoa’s polluting Anglesea brown coal mine and power plant be shut down and rehabilitated. SHUT IT DOWN was spelt across the sand with human bodies…