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Sands mine opponents are focusing on water

Opponents to the proposed mineral sands mine at Glenaladale say the draft findings of the state governments most recent long-term water resource assessment found flows in the Mitchell River had decreased by more than 12 per cent since 1975, and were predicted to continue to decrease.

Sands mine opponents are focusing on water

Opponents of the proposed mineral sands mine at Glenaladale, between Stratford and Bairnsdale, say a state government assessment of water resources backs concerns that the region’s dwindling water resources are already under pressure and will continue to decrease.


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