Scientific experts have warned that if the massive Snowy 2.0 pumped hydro
development goes ahead it will spread noxious pests, weeds and diseases
throughout the alpine river system and downstream, causing catastrophic damage to aquatic environments, commercial fish farms and recreational fishing.
Read More “Snowy 2.0 to spread noxious fish and disease throughout Kosciuszko National Park and downstream rivers”
Growing opposition to the unacceptable environmental impact, immense cost and dubious community benefits of the Snowy 2.0 project is proven by the recently released public submissions on the Main Works Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
Read More “Opposition to Snowy 2.0 swells”
Gary Dunnett, Executive Officer
This campaign update begins with actions by the NSW and Commonwealth governments that threaten the ability of NPA members to participate in conservation campaigns.
Read More “On the Campaign Trail – Summer 2019”
Snowy Hydro predicts electricity prices will rise due to Snowy 2.0
A Snowy Hydro report recently discovered by National Parks Association of NSW, predicts that Snowy 2.0 will actually push electricity prices higher, not lower as claimed by Snowy Hydro.
Read More “Snowy 2.0 will push up electricity prices”
In a word – NO!
The National Parks Association of NSW today released a comprehensive research paper which demonstrates that the Snowy 2.0 pumped hydro storage project does not stack up on either environmental or financial grounds and its benefits are overstated.
Read More “Does Snowy 2.0 ‘stack up’?”