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Senate sends message to Pulp Mill investors over federal permit

The Senate has today has passed a motion calling upon the government to maintain the environmental requirement in the Gunns Pulp Mill approval that excludes wood sourced from native forests being used as feedstock.

Senator Peter Whish-Wilson said, “The Australian Senate has sent a message to any potential pulp mill investors not to rely on native forest woodchips to prop up your business case".

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