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“ONE STOP CHOP; HOW REGIONAL FOREST
AGREEMENTS STREAMLINE ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION”
TO THE SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE INQUIRY
INTO THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THREATENED SPECIES AND ECOLOGICAL
COMMUNITIES' PROTECTION IN AUSTRALIA
►CHIPMILL POWER STATION IS A DEAD
►WOOD PELLETS FINALLY LEGAL AT CHIPMILL
NIPPON PAPER: PLEASE STOP NATIVE FOREST WOODCHIPPING
FOREST LOGGING DEFERRED AGAIN
TRUCK COUNT shows industry still "slow."
PELLET plant opens at chipmill
PAPER: Stop logging our native forests
TO JAPANESE PAPER MANUFACTURING COMPANIES
FOOLS DAY 2009
& THE RECESSION
STOP CHOP; HOW REGIONAL FOREST AGREEMENTS STREAMLINE
An expert national
review of Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) has given a decisive
thumbs down to the legal framework for native forest logging and
woodchipping on the NSW far south coast.
The report: “One Stop Chop; How Regional Forest Agreements
Streamline Environmental Destruction” was released nationally on
31 August 2013
Report with EDO(Felicity Milliner) 1 Aug 2013.
AFPA response by
Ross "koalas overboard" Hampton,
2 Aug 2013
CHIPMILL POWER STATION IS A DEAD DUCK
The NSW Planning department
confirmed what many suspected on 27 November 2012 that the
chipmill power station is officially a dead duck.
NIPPON PAPER: Stop logging our native forests
A Forest Forum held at Batemans Bay on 11
September 2010 unanimously passed a resolution asking Nippon Paper
to follow the lead of Gunns Ltd and end logging in Australia's
WOOD PELLETS finally
On 7 February 2012 the Bega Valley Shire Council finally
the wood pellet plant at the Eden chipmill, which
was officially opened on 14 October 2011. After a legal challenge in the
Land and Environment Court and other delays. Within 24 hours,
then General manager, Peter Mitchell was already talking about
expanding production from the 'pilot' level of 1,320 tonnes.
Unfortunately for him, it turned out to be a dud.
CHIPMILL VIGIL AND TRUCK COUNTS
APRIL FOOLS DAY 2009
WOODCHIPPING AND THE
The global recession wasn't all bad.
Every day the woodchipping industry was shut down saved up to
3,000 trees and the wildlife that those trees support.
The global downturn hit the paper/woodchip industry very
hard. At Easter 2009, the chipmill announced it would close for
almost 3 weeks, longer than the national shutdown of 10 days.
IN BED WITH WOODCHIPPERS
practice sellout, Peter Garrett comes face to face with a live
art installation depicting himself in bed with a logger on an
electioneering visit to Bega on 2 August 2007. Unfair? Well, on
the same night, he had dinner with Eden woodchip mill General
Manager, Peter Mitchell and Corporate Affairs Manager, Vince
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