Second Reading Speeches

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Control of Power Station Emissions) Bill 2008

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
ALLISON, Lyn
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Amends the

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
to: provide for a set greenhouse gas emission intensity threshold to apply to all new power stations and require the responsible minister to approve the operation or construction of those power stations which meet this condition; establish a monitoring regime; and includes offence and penalty provisions.