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Seven plants currently being considered as promising biofuel crops banned as noxious weeds in parts of Australia

Posted by waterweek on 12 October 2007

The Queensland-based Invasive Species Council has assessed weed risks posed by 18 biofuel crops currently proposed as solutions to cutting greenhouse emissions, wrote science and environment reporter Rosslyn Beeby in The Canberra Times (4/10/2007, p.11).

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Victoria’s desal a public-private partnership; five firms line-up for $1.6b bonanza of guaranteed cash-flow

Posted by waterweek on 20 September 2007

According to Duncan Hughes, at least half of Victoria’s $3.1 billion desalination plant, the country’s largest, would be delivered as a public-private partnership, Victorian Premier John Brumby said on 19 September, reported The Australian Financial Review (20/9/2007, p.3). Read the rest of this entry »

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