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Government, Labor MPs oppose Basslink pylons underground.



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19 March 2002

Government, Labor MPs Oppose Basslink Pylons Underground

Liberal, National and ALP Senators today voted down a Greens motion that the Senate considers that, if Basslink proceeds, the associated power lines in Victoria should be placed underground.

“Despite huge opposition by people in Gippsland, the Senators voted for the pylon option”, Greens Senator Bob Brown said.

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