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Weekly update 02/02/2017

It has been a big week. We have got some attention through the media and have had our concerns regarding the establishment of the Consultative Committee (DPPCCC) acknowledged. This week an article was published on the RiotACT, an ACT community news site. The article, written by  John Thistleton, discussed AGL’s plans to build the Southern Hemisphere’s largest […]

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STOP PRESS – Canberra disowns dirty little secret at Dalton

Today RiotAct has published an article discussing ALG’s proposed massive industrial gas fired power plant. We encourage all to read the article and join the community discussion on the RiotAct site by simply going to the right-hand side up the top of The-RiotACT.com site and follow the links to register Canberra disowns dirty little secret […]

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STOP PRESS – What is happening in Dalton, right on Canberra’s doorstep

STOP PRESS – What is happening in Dalton, right on Canberra’s doorstep Rumour has it that The RiotACT is running a story on Tuesday on the proposed gas fired peaking power plant at Dalton. The RiotACT (a popular online publication) has a substantial following in the ACT and always encourages input from its readers. It […]

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Weekly update 18 June 2017

Very quiet week for the AAADPP and nothing heard but crickets. The AAADPP have floated the idea of a community meeting to discuss our participation in the proposed Dalton Power Project Community Consultative Committee (DPPCCC). This has not yet been organised, as we are still waiting on responses from both the Department of Planning and Environment (DP&E) […]

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NSW DP&E sets up Community Consultative Committee

This week there has been a lot happening and we would like to provide a short update. In the past week, community members have received letters about the DCCC (Dalton Community Consultative Committee), and a telephone survey by AGL asking our views on the power station (one would think they would be aware after reading almost […]

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Angus Taylor writes to AGL’s Andrew Vesey

As promised during his visit to the Dalton Royal Hotel in May, Angus Taylor has written to AGL’s Andrew Vesey to voice his objections to AGL’s massive industrial gas-fired power plant in picturesque rural Dalton. Angus outlined the significant changes in the immediate community surrounding AGL’s land, including a 17% growth in registered enrolments in […]

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Weekly wrap-up 28 May 2017

A quiet week as we continue to wait for AGL to respond to the approximately 400 submissions to their self-admitted insurance policy, also known as MOD1 extension of time. We saw in the news this week a push for incentives for household storage and an article noting that our area is becoming the “renewable energy capital” […]

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Is the Goulburn region NSW’s renewable energy capital?

Here is a short opinion piece in the Goulburn Post pointing out how the Goulburn area is becoming the NSW capital of renewable energy. From our wind farms and bioreactor at Woodlawn to the community solar plant and a new bioenergy plant at Southern Meats that will produce biogas from wastewater, it is certainly a […]

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Push for battery incentives for households and other news

The AFR reported this week that the Clean Energy Council has come out pushing for changes to the national electricity rule to encourage behind-the-meter solutions such as battery storage. “Energy storage is the holy grail of an evolved energy system,” said Clean Energy Council chief executive Kane Thornton. “There remains substantial work to do in modernising […]

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Weekly wrap-up 21 May 2017

This week we have had correspondence with both Angus Taylor and Pru Goward regarding their efforts in our campaign against AGL’s massive industrial gas-fired power plant planned for picturesque rural Dalton. Angus and Pru Angus also spoke to the Crookwell Gazette about his concerns and his plans to write to AGL about them “tormenting the community” by continuing […]

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