Gas Free Hunter want the new Labor Federal Government to scrap the Kurri Kurri Gas Plant. Labor agreed to support the plant only if it could be built to run on a green hydrogen blend from commencement. But leading gas analysts say that’s not viable and energy experts say it’s not needed.
For the Kurri Kurri gas plant to go ahead it needs 50km of pipelines to carry and store the gas. The Kurri Kurri Lateral Pipeline Project is now open for public comment. Submissions close on 10 May.
Two of our members live in Rob Stokes’ electorate, and they invited Nannas to this special rally outside his office to protest against the Kurri Kurri gas plant, which not only encourages the expansion of gas in NSW, but promises to be a $600 million white elephant, offering a pathetic ten long term jobs inContinue reading “No Kurri Kurri Gas Plant”
Scott Morrison’s plan to spend $600 million on the gas peaking plant in the Hunter has been powerfully debunked from all directions. The Hunter community, energy experts, economists, climate scientists, health professionals and environmentalists have all said it’s crazy. The EIS consultation received 250 public submission and only two supported it.
Here’s just some of the reasons why scientists and economists have publicly stated why the Hunter Gas Power Station should not go ahead.
Sydney Knitting Nannas were joined by USyd Enviro Collective today to protest against the Hunter Gas-Fired Power Station at Kurri Kurri in Martin Place. Lots of speeches, singing and dancing!
On Friday members of Sydney Knitting Nannas, Northern Beaches Climate Action, Lock the Gate, Gas Free Hunter and Coal Fields for Climate Action protested outside Rob Stokes office against the ludicrous $600 million Kurri Kurri gas power station.