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Byrrill Creek - No Dam Way!

On November 2010, I detailed on http://candobetter.net/node/2256 what is wrong with a dam being constructed on Byrrill Creek, Northern N.S.W. Since then even more reasons have surfaced .... the plot thickens. What is the real reason why Tweed council wants a dam in spite of legal impediments, in spite of Byrrill Creek's undeniable ecological value? Why do councillors consistently refuse to vote in sustainable water technologies throughout the shire?

New Dam planned for Biodiversity Hotspot

Controversial Tweed Shire Council has a history of making poor environmental decisions that are hugely unpopular with the largely Green-oriented residents. It is the second most complained about council in New South Wales. However in November 2010 the councillors voted for the worst possible blunder which will be recorded as a major crime against Nature.

Repco Rally route - the calm before the storm


I took a leisurely long drive along most of the rally route and was amazed at how many native animals appeared either on the road or beside the road. It was very hard to imagine that in just one week, these animals would be either struck by insanely fast airborne cars, flying sideways around corners, or terrorised and die of stress myopathy. If only people had the foresight to realise the disaster that is about to be visited upon us....

See also: URGENT! Contact Peter Garrett re Injunction to stop Repco Rally of 26 Aug 09.

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