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ALG Withdraws Extension application! Dalton community rejoices.

So Great news on Friday. AGL have finally relented and are withdrawing their Modification of extension. While they have not left Our community entirely with the withdraw the current battle against this massive industrial Gas Fired Power Plant at picturesque Rural Dalton has ended with a win for sanity and our Community. We would like […]

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AAADPP UPDATE SEPTEMBER 28

AAADPP UPDATE SEPTEMBER 28   Apologies for the lack of recent updates. There have been a few things gong on over the last month or so….   The Dalton Power Project Community Consultative Committee: AGL’s attempt to establish the DPPCCC and tick the consultation box failed. No such CCC will be established unless the PAC […]

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AGL’s plans revealed at AGM today

AGL’s plans revealed at AGM today. Potential battery storage for Liddell, increased renewables BUT… Also includes up to 750MW HIGH-efficiency gas technologies “includes potential Liddell site repurposing and other potential sites at Newcastle and elsewhere in NSW…” If new gas fired generation is going to happen anywhere, let it be at Liddell – AGL won’t […]

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Weekly update 20/8/2017

A busy week with a few submissions and letters sent. Firstly a response to the Planning Minister, Hon. Anthony Roberts, regarding some concerning assertions that made on his behalf that the DP&E might “redraft” the consent conditions to accommodate AGL’s shortcomings in its compliance. This is outrageous and we are seeking to ensure that AGL […]

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Weekly update 13/8/2017

Another week with no noise from AGL. Perhaps they are too busy celebrating the fleecing of the Australian public on the way to its record profit… Some disturbing news was released this week regarding the PAC’s “briefing and familiarisation tour” of the Narrabri Gas Project, organised by the proponent, Santos. (http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-08- 10/nsw-planning-has-meetings-and- tours-with- santos/8794672?pfmredir=sm) “Environmental […]

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Weekly update 6/8/2017

Despite follow-up emails to both the DP&E Assessment and Compliance divisions, we still haven’t received a response to the issues raised regarding the current status of the DPP and AGL’s non-compliance with consent conditions. All quiet from AGL too. Not a hint of “engagement”. The DP&E website still says “Proponent Reviewing Submissions”. For now, no […]

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Weekly update 30/7/2017

All quiet from AGL again this week. Neither the Submissions Response not the promised meeting  notification have yet materialised. Still no formal response either from the DP&E to our request (some time ago) for clarification of the status of the DPP post the July 19 lapse of the original conditional approval. The Photon Energy Community […]

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Weekly update 23/7/2017

On Wednesday July 19, AGL’s conditional approval to commence the Dalton Power Project lapsed. AGL no longer has consent to do anything with respect to the development. YAY!!   However, AGL’s “Extension of Lapse Date” MOD 1 Application remains alive. Between now and the PAC’s determination of the application, AGL don’t have project approval. We […]

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Weekly update 16/07/2017

The big development this week was the “Clash of the Meetings”.  Pru Goward’s letter, which a number of us received, informed us of AGL’s intention to hold a “Dalton Power Project Community Engagement Activity”, in GUNNING on the evening of July 26. The same evening as Photon Energy will be holding its Community Meeting with […]

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Weekly update 9/7/20017

It has been a busy week… On Tuesday, we hosted Mike Young and Paul Freeman from the DP&E for their Dalton site visit. We appreciate having been given the opportunity to speak directly with them and to show them the around. Yass Real Estate Principal Michael Gray joined us for preliminary discussions before we went […]

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