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25 Liberal MP’s call for aluminium production to be exempt from Renewable Energy Target

Federal Government under internal pressure to scrap Renewable Energy Target costs for aluminium industry, ABC News,  By political reporter Eliza Borrello, 30 June 14,  More than a quarter of the Federal Government’s lower house MPs have signed a petition calling for aluminium production to be exempt from the Renewable Energy Target.

Twenty-five Coalition backbenchers have signed the letter, which has been sent to Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane and Environment Minister Greg Hunt.

The target is designed to ensure Australia gets 20 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020…….http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-06-30/government-under-pressure-to-scrap-ret-costs-for-aluminium/5558300

June 30, 2014 - Posted by | General News

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