Local Government Landfill A Chance to Cut Pollution and Earn Carbon Credits - Alga Forum to Clear Up Council Questions

The Australian Government will join forces with the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) today to address questions from local government across Australia about cutting pollution and earning carbon credits when the carbon price on large landfills comes into effect in July.

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Cutting Landfill Pollution an Opportunity to Generate Income for Councils and Landfill Operators

The Australian public should not be misled by a scare campaign about the impact of the carbon price on landfill sites.

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Clean Energy Future Opportunities for Local Government

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, and Federal Member for Reid, John Murphy, today met with the Canada Bay Council in Sydney's inner west to discuss economic opportunities for local government generated by the carbon price and a shift to more efficient use of energy.

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Clean Energy Opportunities for Burwood Businesses

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, and the Member for Reid, John Murphy, today visited the Burwood Chamber of Commerce to talk about new measures and opportunities under the federal Clean Energy Future package.

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Agriculture sector embraces a Clean Energy Future

Australia's agriculture sector is embracing a clean energy future with more than 500 applications received from universities, land managers, industry and government agencies for Gillard Government funding to test and develop new ways for farmers to reduce carbon emissions.

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Funding Calls for Smart Energy Use

The Gillard Government today opened a package of energy efficiency programs designed to drive smarter energy use in business, local government, households and communities for a clean energy future.

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More schools to save on electricity and water

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus , today announced the latest schools to receive grants as part of the Gillard Government’s National Solar Schools Program.

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Environmental plantings approved for carbon farming initiative

Farmers and land managers across Australia will now be able to generate extra revenue while reducing carbon pollution by planting permanent native forest trees - the latest Carbon Farming Initiative methodology announced today by the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus QC MP.

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Carbon neutral - a new page for Australian paper

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus QC MP, visited the Australian Paper mill in Maryvale today to award the company carbon neutral certification of its range of premium office paper.

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Australian exporters take to new regulatory framework in droves

Landfill site operators Australia-wide will soon be able to generate extra revenue while reducing carbon pollution thanks to a new Carbon Farming Initiative methodology announced today by the Gillard Government.

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