Sydney, September 15, 2010 – Greenpeace is calling on the new Gillard Government to live up to its election promises and block the construction of a new brown coal-fired power station.
Prime Minister Gillard has been given a chance to stop a dirty coal project that would undermine all she has said and done on climate change.
A Greenpeace activist from Brisbane has just revealed a very shaky future for brown coal in Victoria.
Greenpeace activists today laid out a massive 200 metre long banner – covering the site of a proposed new coal power station – to remind the Prime Minister of her big promise, in a big way.
Hundreds of protesters have amassed on the steps of Parliament House in Melbourne today, calling on the Victorian and Federal Governments to cancel a new dirty coal project in the Latrobe Valley.
The Federal Government is about to make a critical decision about whether or not it is still acceptable to build dirty coal-fired power stations in Australia.
Friday, 27 July 2012: Greenpeace has reacted with delight at the cancellation of $100 million in public funds to a proposed HRL dirty coal-fired power station and is calling on the owners of the project to withdraw their proposal altogether.
UPDATE: When Prime Minister Gillard declared there would be no new dirty power stations built in Australia, could she have known what Energy Minister Minister Ferguson had planned for her?
Today we are astounded by the decision by Mr Ferguson...
‘Julia, keep your word on HRL’
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