EES Directions Hearing Begins September 20, 2020 Julia StockigtEES Directions Hearing BeginsThe Directions Hearing for the Environment Effects Statement on AGL’s gas import proposal was held on September 17. For the first time an EES Hearing will be live-streamed via video link due to COVID restrictions. The Hearings will be chaired by Kathy Mitchell, Chief member of the five-member Inquiry Advisory Committee Panel. The Panel was appointed by ...

Save Westernport Submission against AGL’s Environment Effects Statement Lodged August 28, 2020 Julia StockigtSave Westernport Submission against AGL’s Environment Effects Statement Lodged: Save Westernport’s  Submission against AGL’s Environment Effects Statement has been lodged with EngageVic. Our submission can now be viewed here You can DONATE to support us at the EES Hearings against AGL  Many Thanks to everyone who collaborated to produce this wonderful work, and to Chris and Jane from Save Westernport for bringing together the many contributions. Thanks also to ...

Still Time to Make a Submission August 23, 2020 Julia StockigtStill Time to Make a SubmissionMaking a Submission before September 1 is the best way to STOP AGL. It’s our chance to have a say and stop the exploitation of our precious natural world. You can write you own submission on the EngageVic website here  OR Write a ‘fast and furious’ submission  using Environment Victoria’s   Survey-to-Submission tool    1.) To write your ‘fast and ...

Help Stop AGL. Get help with your EES submission! August 4, 2020 Candy van RoodHelp Stop AGL. Get help with your EES submission!It’s no surprise that people are feeling daunted by AGL’s EES – it’s over 11,000 pages of technical information with just weeks to make a comment.  But it’s not that hard and you can make a difference. Make your voice heard, and make your concerns about AGL’s proposal known by writing a submission.  It doesn’t take long, ...

Morn Pen Council Information Session on AGL’s EES July 13, 2020 Julia StockigtMorn Pen Council Information Session on AGL’s EESConcerned about AGL’s LNG proposal ?                   Have Your Say – Make a Submission You can have your say on this project by making a written submission to State Government. Details on how to make a submission are here. You can make a submission as part of a Residents Group or ...

AGL Gas Import Project Community Information Session on Thursday 16 July 2020 at 5:00pm July 11, 2020 swpadminAGL Gas Import Project Community Information Session on Thursday 16 July 2020 at 5:00pmMornington Peninsula Shire Council will be holding an online Community Information Session on Thursday 16 July 2020 from 5:00pm. Members of the public can join the webinar on the night for free and without needing to register via Microsoft Teams link http://bit.ly/2DrLDCd During the webinar, Council officers will provide an outline of: the project proposal, approvals process, Council’s planned response, key dates ...

Links to AGL EES Reports July 5, 2020 Julia StockigtLinks to AGL EES ReportsThe Environment Effects Statement EES reports are now available online This includes  AGL’s Summary Report and a document called How to Navigate the EES There’s an Executive Summary, three volumes of reports, and several attachments including Environmental Risk and Climate Change RiskAssessments and Maps.  The EES also contains the following technical reports: Technical Report A: Marine Biodiversity  Technical Report B: Terrestrial ...

STOP PRESS ~ The EES is out now! July 1, 2020 Candy van RoodSTOP PRESS ~ The EES is out now!In 2018 Victorian Minister for Planning Richard Wynne called for an Environment Effects Statement on AGL’s giant gas import proposal in response to community concerns about countless safety and environmental risks. The EES has now been released and the documents are available online. Q: Why does AGL continue to publish lovely photos of Westernport on their reports? We know how ...

An overview of environmental impact assessment under the Environment Effects Act 1978 May 8, 2020 Candy van RoodAn overview of environmental impact assessment under the Environment Effects Act 1978Courtesy of Environmental Justice Australia To read this important ‘Having your say’ paper, please go to this link Please note that although these fact sheets focus on mines and quarries, the Environment Effects Statement (EES) process will be the same for the AGL gas import project.

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