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Good afternoon, Good afternoon, welcome to

the program, I'm David

Speers. For the second time

in the space of two weeks,

the Government has changed a key plank of its carbon tax

package. It will no longer

be paying power companies to

shut down dirty coal fired generators. To try to

achieve the emissions

reduction target it has set

5% by 2020. The explanation

from the Government today,

the price the power companies

wanted was more than the

Government was willing to

offer. And that is it. So

how did the Government get it wrong with its statementation of how much the power