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Submission of the month - March
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to those who have done so.
As .... I have to
assess many applications with the majority of them being of an industrial
To allow a development like this
to go ahead would be an extremely detrimental move on the Government's
In terms of protecting the environmental
values of this pristine portion of coastline. The impacts on the
local environment and state environment would be quite significant.
With sustainability strategy aimed
at reducing the impacts which human life have on our environment
one would think that a development of this scale would not be supported.
Proposals like this pose a massive
threat to biodiversity and ecological values which are becoming
closer and closer to extinction.
Along with the threat to loss of
biodiversity and complex ecosystems with a proposal to extract vast
amounts of soil that close to the coast there is a real threat of
potentially uncovering Acid Sulphate Soils which once uncovered
cause havoc on soil structure and the surrounding environment.
I have seen the adverse envronmental
impacts which heavy industry has had on the marine environments
through years of pollution from industry.
Do we really need to destroy another
fragile marine ecosystem and lose another part of Australia's pristine
coastline to industry?