Approval of Snowy 2.0 will decimate Kosciuszko National Park

Today’s approval by the Commonwealth Minister for Environment of the Snowy 2.0 project opens the way for an infrastructure white elephant that will decimate Kosciuszko National Park while driving up greenhouse gas emissions and energy prices.

Deeply flawed environmental approval process for Snowy 2.0 revealed

The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) has questioned the Commonwealth Government’s ability to assess the environmental impact statement for the Snowy 2.0 Main Works in the wake of a damning report by the Auditor General on the administration of national environmental laws.  

Top scientist’s resignation demands Snowy 2.0 rethink

“The resignation of the Chair of the NSW Fisheries Scientific Committee, Associate Professor Mark Lintermans, puts a spotlight on the NSW Government’s refusal to take scientific advice about the environmental disaster that will unfold as a result of Snowy 2.0” lamented Gary Dunnett, Executive Officer of the National Parks Association of NSW, and Andrew Cox, Chief Executive Officer of the Invasive Species Council.  

NSW Government sells out Kosciuszko National Park

Approval of Snowy 2.0 EIS sets appalling precedents, and all for an inferior project

“Today’s approval of the Snowy 2.0 construction project in Kosciuszko National Park marks a new low in the NSW Government’s refusal to protect threatened species and natural landscapes” stated Gary Dunnett, Executive Officer of the National Parks Association of NSW.