Gippsland Environment Suffering From Pesticide Spray Drift?

May 10 2013

Pesticides commonly used in vegetable cropping have been detected in waterways 25-30km away from the nearest vegetable cropping areas according to environmental organisation Friends of the Earth.

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“Gippsland Is Precious”

Monday 6th May 2013

 Our precious region gets nationwide coverage

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Daring Banner Drop Highlights Napthine's Backward Stance on Climate Change, Energy

Monday, 6th May 2013

 MEDIA RELEASE
 
This morning, environmental group Quit Coal have unveiled a giant banner from the top of Flinders Street Station, calling on Premier Napthine to 'get off the coal train and get on track for renewables'.

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Pesticides and water supply quality a concern for Gippsland residents

May 2 2013

 Friends of the Earth raised
concerns today about a recently published EPA report regarding pesticide and
heavy metal detections in waterways in Gippsland.

 

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Victorian Premier signals shift on wind energy

10 April 2013

MEDIA RELEASE

Friends of the Earth welcomes the Victorian Premier’s official endorsement of the Macarthur wind farm today. Premier Napthine’s attendance at the opening of Australia’s largest wind farm signals a shift on wind energy.

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Department restructure: green light for dirty coal?

April 9, 2013

Friends of the Earth media release April 9, 2013

Victorian Premier Denis Napthine has today announced a major restructure of the public service, with major implications for environmental policy and which could give the green light to new coal projects.

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Premier Napthine’s support for Baillieu’s anti-wind farm laws put him at odds with community

March 14, 2013

MEDIA RELEASE

Victoria’s new Premier Denis Napthine reaffirmed the government’s opposition to wind farms this morning in an interview with ABC Radio’s Jon Faine.

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