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Proposed Badgerys Creek airport plan opens door to more developer deals

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5 February 2014

Proposed Badgerys Creek airport plan opens door to more developer deals

The Greens say the expected Federal cabinet announcement on a second airport at Badgerys Creek is a con job on the people of Western Sydney designed to boost developer profits using misleading claims about jobs growth and noise pollution http://bit.ly/1evX5a5.

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Labor should not use dodgy ARTC coal dust study to belittle health concerns

Greens Senator for NSW Lee Rhiannon has warned the Labor government against using a deficient ARTC study released today to shirk its responsibility to carefully consider the health impacts of coal dust.

"The ARTC report is compromised by methodological shortcomings, has not been independently reviewed and fails to consider the cumulative health impacts of dust from coal stockpiles, mining and road and rail transport," Senator Rhiannon said.

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Speech: Regional Aviation Summit 2013

Lee was a guest speaker at the 2013 Regional Aviation Summit. She spoke about the Greens transport policies, the party's commitment to regional air travel and how major infrastructure projects can be paid for.

 

Over the past 30 years this generation of Australians have dramatically increased their air travel habits. It's much harder hard to find someone nowadays who has never travelled on a plane.

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