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In 2007, mining company Marathon Resources announced plans to mine uranium in Arkaroola. With the support of a broad cross section of the community and people from all political persuasions, the Wilderness Society campaigned to protect this amazing place since the moment bulldozers and drilling rigs arrived.
Over the last five years the Port Augusta community has strongly advocated for solar thermal to replace its old coal fired power station. But we need leadership from the South Australian Government to make it happen. Will you email your State Government MP and Members of the Legislative Council and tell them to make solar thermal in Port Augusta the next step in SA's renewable revolution?
This campaign targeted SA premier Jay Weatherill around nuclear waste dumps in SA.
Local Group based in SA. Standing up against Big Oil Exploration and Drilling in the Great Australian Bight.
The Repower Port Augusta Alliance has developed a solid proposal to replace the coal plants with 6 solar thermal plants and 95 wind turbines.