The works approvals must assess the combined impacts for both sites as one operation.
City of Kwinana defends Community
City of Kwinana council vote unanimously against the sand mines, in favor of the community regarding the Community Consultation Program.
DWER One Stop Shop for Hanson
DWER has disregarded community concerns and the endangered listing of the Banksia Woodland, granting changes to the Boomerang Rd clearing permit.
BOOMERANG APPROVALS EXPIRED: Public Comment
Hansons have failed to comply with conditions on the clearing permit and now seek retrospective adjustment to the clearing permit condition.
Lead Contamination of Top Soil (Rifle Range)
Over 23 years since the site was used as a rifle range, no water quality testing of the groundwater bore has identified groundwater lead contamination.
HeidelbergCement – HANDS OFF
On Sunday 4th November over 50 residents of Wellard East met to send a clear message to multi-national company HeidelbergCement
The proposed mines are located right in the heart of three significant wetland sites that are dependent on the dune system proposed to be excavated. None identified or assessed!
Community kept in the dark
The CWPA have taken it upon themselves to door knock, email and telephone all residents within the 500 metre buffer zone, not one person contacted had been consulted!
Acid Sulphate Soils
Acid Sulphate soils present a real risk to surrounding properties which can degrade the environment and waterways.
Bush to ‘Offset’ Banksia Woodland
The decline of endangered species is based on the current lack of habitat, in turn reinforcing the need to retain habitat for threatened species now.