Importing gas to replace domestic supply could push emissions up 20%, AGL says

Importing gas to replace domestic supply could push emissions up 20%, AGL says
 

Controversial plans to import liquefied natural gas into Australia to fill a shortfall as domestic gas is exported to Asia would significantly increase greenhouse gas emissions, AGL has conceded.
Energy companies have proposed four LNG import terminals for the east coast to ensure gas supply and ease high prices. The imported natural gas would effectively replace the two-thirds of gas sold overseas from export plants in Queensland.
One of the most advanced is proposed by AGL Energy, which wants to park a floating plant in Victoria’s Western Port Bay and connect it to the state’s gas network... read more

 
19 November 2018 in World News, Views: 37
Source: Guardian
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