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NSW Govt selling native timber from South Coast forests for between $6.90 and $16 a tonne to Japanese-owned woodchip mill; taxpayer loss of $3.5 million

Posted by gmarkets on 9 October, 2007

According to Wendy Frew, an environment reporter, industry experts said NSW taxpayers were subsidising a Japanese woodchip mill on the South Coast to the tune of $3.5 million a year because the State Government was selling native timber to the mill too cheaply, reported The Sydney Morning Herald (1/10/2007, p.5).

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East Japan Railway Co introduces 200 million yen hybrid trains in move to reduce emissions

Posted by gmarkets on 3 October, 2007

Regular passenger runs of hybrid trains were set to begin on 31 July 2007 in Japan, reported The Courier Mail (30/7/2007, p. 13).

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