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Independent MP Monique Ryan expresses 'distress and disgust' at CO2 sea dumping bill

The independent member for Kooyong Monique Ryan has accused the federal government of encouraging more gas projects by introducing legislation that would allow carbon dioxide to be pumped into international waters. 'The bill will be a key enabler of gas expansion, granting social licence for new and highly polluting greenwashed fossil fuel projects,' she says. The government says the bill is intended to bring Australia's laws into line with changes to an international treaty on the prevention of marine pollution, known as the London Protocol

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