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senate vote 2012-03-20#2

Edited by Henare Degan

on 2014-12-10 15:23:25

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  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2012-03-20.94.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Christine Milne](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which was:
  • >That the Senate-
  • >
  • >(a) notes:
  • >
  • >* (i) that there is uncertainty about the level of leakage, flaring and venting of methane during [coal seam gas](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coalbed_methane) prospecting, extraction, transport and processing, and
  • >* (ii) an accurate measurement of these 'fugitive' emissions is necessary to assess the claims of the coal seam gas industry that electricity production fuelled by coal seam gas is substantially less emission intensive than electricity production fuelled by coal; and
  • >
  • >(b) orders that there be laid on the table, by 22 March 2012, the study by George Wilkenfeld and Associates Pty Ltd titled _Updated scope 3 emissions factors for natural gas consumed in Australia, based on NGERS data_, redacting where necessary any aspects of the study that are commercially sensitive.
senate vote 2012-03-20#2

Edited by Henare Degan

on 2014-12-10 15:23:09

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  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2012-03-20.94.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Christine Milne](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a)   notes:_
  • _(i)   that there is uncertainty about the level of leakage, flaring and venting of methane during [coal seam gas](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coalbed_methane) prospecting, extraction, transport and processing, and_
  • _(ii)   an accurate measurement of these 'fugitive' emissions is necessary to assess the claims of the coal seam gas industry that electricity production fuelled by coal seam gas is substantially less emission intensive than electricity production fuelled by coal; and_
  • _(b)   orders that there be laid on the table, by 22 March 2012, the study by George Wilkenfeld and Associates Pty Ltd titled _Updated scope 3 emissions factors for natural gas consumed in Australia, based on NGERS data_, redacting where necessary any aspects of the study that are commercially sensitive._
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2012-03-20.94.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Christine Milne](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which was:
  • >That the Senate-
  • >
  • >(a) notes:
  • >* (i) that there is uncertainty about the level of leakage, flaring and venting of methane during [coal seam gas](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coalbed_methane) prospecting, extraction, transport and processing, and
  • >* (ii) an accurate measurement of these 'fugitive' emissions is necessary to assess the claims of the coal seam gas industry that electricity production fuelled by coal seam gas is substantially less emission intensive than electricity production fuelled by coal; and
  • >
  • >(b) orders that there be laid on the table, by 22 March 2012, the study by George Wilkenfeld and Associates Pty Ltd titled _Updated scope 3 emissions factors for natural gas consumed in Australia, based on NGERS data_, redacting where necessary any aspects of the study that are commercially sensitive.
senate vote 2012-03-20#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:20:49

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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2012-03-20.94.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne], which was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes:''
  • ''(i)   that there is uncertainty about the level of leakage, flaring and venting of methane during [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coalbed_methane coal seam gas] prospecting, extraction, transport and processing, and''
  • ''(ii)   an accurate measurement of these 'fugitive' emissions is necessary to assess the claims of the coal seam gas industry that electricity production fuelled by coal seam gas is substantially less emission intensive than electricity production fuelled by coal; and''
  • ''(b)   orders that there be laid on the table, by 22 March 2012, the study by George Wilkenfeld and Associates Pty Ltd titled ''Updated scope 3 emissions factors for natural gas consumed in Australia, based on NGERS data'', redacting where necessary any aspects of the study that are commercially sensitive.''
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2012-03-20.94.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Christine Milne](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a)   notes:_
  • _(i)   that there is uncertainty about the level of leakage, flaring and venting of methane during [coal seam gas](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coalbed_methane) prospecting, extraction, transport and processing, and_
  • _(ii)   an accurate measurement of these 'fugitive' emissions is necessary to assess the claims of the coal seam gas industry that electricity production fuelled by coal seam gas is substantially less emission intensive than electricity production fuelled by coal; and_
  • _(b)   orders that there be laid on the table, by 22 March 2012, the study by George Wilkenfeld and Associates Pty Ltd titled _Updated scope 3 emissions factors for natural gas consumed in Australia, based on NGERS data_, redacting where necessary any aspects of the study that are commercially sensitive._
senate vote 2012-03-20#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-10 17:53:53

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  • Motions Coal Seam Gas
  • Motions - Coal Seam Gas - Address uncertainty about coal seam gas emissions

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Christine Milne</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the Senate&#8212;</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2012-03-20.94.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne], which was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes:''
  • ''(i)   that there is uncertainty about the level of leakage, flaring and venting of methane during [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coalbed_methane coal seam gas] prospecting, extraction, transport and processing, and''
  • ''(ii)   an accurate measurement of these 'fugitive' emissions is necessary to assess the claims of the coal seam gas industry that electricity production fuelled by coal seam gas is substantially less emission intensive than electricity production fuelled by coal; and''
  • ''(b)   orders that there be laid on the table, by 22 March 2012, the study by George Wilkenfeld and Associates Pty Ltd titled ''Updated scope 3 emissions factors for natural gas consumed in Australia, based on NGERS data'', redacting where necessary any aspects of the study that are commercially sensitive.''
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(a)&#160;&#160;&#160;notes:</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(i)&#160;&#160;&#160;that there is uncertainty about the level of leakage, flaring and venting of methane during coal seam gas prospecting, extraction, transport and processing, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(ii)&#160;&#160;&#160;an accurate measurement of these 'fugitive' emissions is necessary to assess the claims of the coal seam gas industry that electricity production fuelled by coal seam gas is substantially less emission intensive than electricity production fuelled by coal; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(b)&#160;&#160;&#160;orders that there be laid on the table, by 22 March 2012, the study by George Wilkenfeld and Associates Pty Ltd titled <i>Updated scope</i><i>3 emissions factors for natural gas consumed in Australia, based on NGERS data</i>, redacting where necessary any aspects of the study that are commercially sensitive.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Stephen Parry</p>
  • <p>The question is that the motion moved by Senator Milne be agreed to.</p>