Wednesday, July 04, 2007

burning forests for electricity?

Federal MP, Martin Ferguson, is backing the woodchippers plan to have our native forests logged, chipped and then burnt for electricity.

At the state level, the Bracks government broke their election promise and passed laws to allow this. The Greens believe that our precious, majestic old growth is more valuable as a carbon bank than a shipload of woodchips or a pile of ash. Protected forested catchments provide us with our scare water supplies. Want to hear more:

Come and listen to Greens Senator Bob Brown
Where: Northcote Town Hall, High Street, Northcote
When: Friday 13th July 6:30pm

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