Clean Air

Liddell power station - pic by Josh Meadows

The panicked debate about keeping Liddell power station open past its 2022 retirement date has been fuelled by deliberate misinformation.

Liddell power station in the Hunter Valley

Another five years of Liddell would mean another 258,000 tonnes of toxic pollution released into the Hunter Valley.

Coal-fired power station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley

Victoria’s Hazelwood power station – Australia’s dirtiest – is preparing to close down, but three more coal-fired power stations still operate in the Latrobe Valley.

Do you want to use your skills to help the environment and the health of the Australian community?

What’s in the air that we breathe? We believe that all Australians have the right to breathe clean air, but right now, the laws are not keeping pace with the science. Particulate pollution – tiny pieces of matter suspended in the air – can be emitted by industry and some kinds of vehicles. They can cause serious health effects like asthma. That’s why we advocate for national clean air laws, particularly for particulate pollution.


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