Statement from Mayor Cr David Edwards:

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Tuesday, 1 September, 2020 - 16:30

Moorabool Shire Council is extremely disappointed to hear that the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has approved the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for Maddingley Brown Coal (MBC) to accept, store and categorise contaminated soil from the West Gate Tunnel Project. 

Council has been stonewalled and blocked from receiving the environmental documentation that outlines the potential impact to the community, environment and food bowl. Now a decision has been made with no consultation with council or the community.

The documents can be viewed on the EPA’s website:

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Tuesday, 1 September, 2020 - 16:41