Victorian Government invites submissions on mandatory biofuels targets

The Victorian government’s Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee is currently accepting submissions regarding their inquiry on mandatory ethanol and biofuels targets for the state.

Terms of reference for the Inquiry are:

The Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee is to inquire into, consider and report to Parliament on mandatory ethanol and biofuels targets in Victoria – and, in particular, the Committee is required to :

  1. report on the merits or otherwise of a mandated target for alternative fuels including biofuels and ethanol;
  2. report on whether a mandatory target should be 5% by 2010, 10% by 2015 or otherwise;
  3. report on the measures required by Government to facilitate an alternative fuels industry in Victoria for transport and non-transport applications; and
  4. report on how to maximise the regional economic development benefits of a mandatory biofuels target including jobs growth and investment potential.

A guide to making submissions to Parliamentary Committees is available here. Submissions close on Friday the 3rd of August 2007.

Source: Alternative Fuels Australia, EDIC

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One Response

  1. Thanks for the link! 🙂 It’s certainly important that people get involved in the decision-making process when it comes to mandating biofuels. If anyone else knows about anything like this in other states, make sure you get the word out.

    Nathan
    http://altfuelsaustralia.wordpress.com

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