The speakers were professional and clearly very knowledgeable. They'd put in hours of time into their presentations, working out how to best explain the proposal. And it's far, far worse than I'd expected.
|Night view from Arthurs Seat over Dromana and Safety Beach|
|Westernport Bay RAMSAR Wetlands|
Then of course we have the standard nasties included in household waste. Unfortunately, not everyone composts their organic refuse which will mix in with discarded pongy “disposable nappies”, and bottles containing household cleaning chemicals such as bleach and ammonia.
“Never”. Wow, that's supremely confident. I'd be much more reassured by a statement along the lines of "in the unlikely event of a leak, we have x, y and z process in place to respond immediately and without hesitation." At least then I'd know they'd thought about how to respond. Never alerts me to the fact that a response hasn't even been considered.
What a shame it's not a council election year. It'd be great to hear from individual councillors what they really value and mean by:
"COMMITTED TO A SUSTAINABLE PENINSULA" or perhaps they'll change that statement?
Reduce consumption, repurpose articles, recycle whenever possible.
posted by Sue Travers