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Contentious Hazelmere plant granted funding even in absence of environmental and health approvals

QUESTION NUMBER: 749

DATE ASKED: 2 July 2014

Question

SENATOR SCOTT LUDLAM asked the Minister representing the Minister for Industry on 2 July 2014:

With reference to the Hazelmere Wood Waste to Energy Plant proposed by the Eastern  Metropolitan Regional Council and Anzac Pty Ltd in Perth (the project):

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Traditional Owners of the Muckaty Nuclear Waste Site

MINISTER FOR INDUSTRY

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

QUESTION NUMBER: 314

DATE ASKED: 19 March 2014

 

Question

SENATOR LUDLAM asked the Minister representing the Minister for Industry on 19 March 2014:

With reference to the proposed development ofthe Muckaty Nuclear Waste Disposal site:

(1) Has the Minister made contact with, or met directly with, traditional owners and affected Aboriginal people concerned by, or opposed to, the development of a radioactive waste facility in the Muckaty region; if not, why not.

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Questions on Notice to ANSTO - expenses and appointments

MINISTER FOR INDUSTRY

SENATE

QUESTION NUMBER: 24

DATE ASKED: 22 November 2013

Question

SENATOR LUDLAM asked the Minister representing the Minister for Industry, in writing 22 November 2013: with reference to the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO):

(1) What amount of ANSTOʼs external legal costs for the period from 2008 to 2013 relates to:

(a) industrial disputes with staff; and

(b) Mr Dave Reid.

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Questions on Notice to ANSTO - expenses and appointments

MINISTER FOR INDUSTRY

SENATE

QUESTION NUMBER: 24

DATE ASKED: 22 November 2013

Question

SENATOR LUDLAM asked the Minister representing the Minister for Industry, in writing 22 November 2013: with reference to the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO):

(1) What amount of ANSTOʼs external legal costs for the period from 2008 to 2013 relates to:

(a) industrial disputes with staff; and

(b) Mr Dave Reid.

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Questions on Notice to ANSTO - expenses and appointments

MINISTER FOR INDUSTRY

SENATE

QUESTION NUMBER: 24

DATE ASKED: 22 November 2013

Question

SENATOR LUDLAM asked the Minister representing the Minister for Industry, in writing 22 November 2013: with reference to the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO):

(1) What amount of ANSTOʼs external legal costs for the period from 2008 to 2013 relates to:

(a) industrial disputes with staff; and

(b) Mr Dave Reid.

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Greens will move to review flawed and dangerous Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Prime Minister Abbott should immediately stop the clock on negotiations over the secret text of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), which threatens to further extend the power of foreign multinational companies.

In the event that Parliament ever resumes, the Australian Greens will move for the Joint Standing Treaties Committee to urgently review what the Abbott Government is proposing to sign us up to.

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WA Business, Bob Brown and the Greens stand up for the clean energy economy

Greens Senator for WA Scott Ludlam, former Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown and NZ Greens spokesperson for Energy Gareth Hughes MP united with key members of the WA renewable energy industry today to warn against an attack on renewable energy policy following Saturday's Federal election.

"Every time Tony Abbott opens his mouth he is costing WA jobs and investment," Scott Ludlam, Greens Senator for Western Australia said at a joint press conference.

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Gas and oil debate ignores Western Australia’s solar potential

Debate around gas and oil development and the implications of Labor's Northern Territory tax plan misses the main question about Western Australia's energy future, The Greens said today.

"While the Premier attacks the Prime Minister for supposedly threatening his gas ambitions, and Kevin Rudd talks about making Perth an oil and gas headquarters, both Labor and the Liberals are ignoring Western Australia's huge solar potential," said Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam.

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Greens take stand against nuclear after MacTiernan’s unwelcome conversion

With Japanese Authorities declaring the worsening situation at Fukushima an "emergency", Labor candidate for Perth Alannah MacTiernan has made a baffling pitch for nuclear power to stay in contention for Australia's energy mix.

"The nuclear industry is falling apart worldwide in the wake of Fukushima, the global financial crisis, uncontrollable costs, and overwhelming competition from renewable energy," Greens Senator Scott Ludlam said today. Senator Ludlam will debate Ms MacTiernan tonight in Perth.

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