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WA Liberal party divided over renewable energy plan

Oliver Peterson

The state opposition has outlined their latest election promise with an ambitious energy policy aiming to have net zero emissions in WA within the next 20 years.

The Liberal Party want to build a $3billion energy project and phase out coal-fired power stations within the next four years.

The policy drew heavy criticism from Premier Mark McGowan saying the time frame is unachievable.

“All it would mean is many many billions of extra debt”.

Shadow energy and renewables spokesman David Honey defended the policy when speaking to 6PR’s Oliver Peterson.

“The statements he’s made are utterly false an untrue”

It seems the policy however does not have the full support of the party with criticism coming from former party leader Mike Nahan saying the policy is a joke.

David Honey says isn’t concerned with the backlash.

“He’s (Nahan) entitled to his particular views”

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