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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Seven plants currently being considered as promising biofuel crops banned as noxious weeds in parts of Australia
Posted by waterweek on 12 October 2007
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 »