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The EPA have made a decision to allow the City of Mandurah’s (CoM) proposal to reinstate the septage site at Tim’s Thicket and remove the Ministerial Statement 375 by which they are currently bound. We need to appeal this decision (EPA REPORT 1657 ) and have been given only until 10th December to encourage you to lodge your own appeal. For appeals under the Environmental Protection Act 1986 to be accepted, they must: be in writing ; clearly identify the matter or decision being appealed; be accompanied by the correct appeal fee ($10); https://www.bpoint.com.au/pay/dower.sf/?BillerCode=1586296 be signed by the appellant; be lodged within the time limit for that type of appeal. be sent to the Minister for Environment via email to admin@appealsconvenor.wa.gov.au The appeal will also need to clearly set out the grounds which establish why the decision being appealed against was wrong or should be changed. This should ideally include an indication as to what measures should be put in place to make the proposal environmentally acceptable and be lodged within the time limit for that type of appeal. Your appeal need to highlight the following objections: Have you been consulted in any way on this issue by the City of Mandurah? – IF NOT SAY SO! Nothing in the local paper No public meetings No letters to residents/ratepayers No notifications or discussions, as promised, with Bouvard Coastcare after 2017 meetings Deliberate intent to deceive by CoM Works department who submitted the current proposal immediately after the closure date of public submissions to Mandurah Matters Even the Mayor wasn’t told about this submission!! Have you seen this on the EPA Consultation Hub? - IF NOT SAY SO! Were you one of the 24 previous EPA submissions Apr 2017 that requested a public consultation but were denied? Were you notified about the appeal period in Mar 2019? Were you notified about this current appeal period? https://consultation.epa.wa.gov.au/ - No consultation appears for the current Proposal? Are you subscribed to the epa consultation hub – have you had any notifications from the EPA? Do you agree to the removal of protections afforded by Ministerial Statement 375? - IF NOT SAY SO! Without MS375 City of Mandurah can: Open a full waste site at Tim’s Thicket Stockpile waste Increase the fire risk from additional activities No adjacent reserve management plans required No enforcement of specified MS375 reserve usage change to Conservation & Passive Recreation Are you happy about the lack of environmental concern? – IF NOT SAY SO! 13 years of ignoring contamination of the ground water! Loss of public drinking source – local Water Corp. bore since disconnected after concerned citizens raised the alarm of groundwater contamination! No public health warning for swimmers/surfers/fishermen when faecal levels were above the limits No environmental studies carried out No consideration given to 4 adjacent wetlands, 2 endangered habitats or 4 endangered species, including peacock spiders only found at Tim’s Thicket You have until 10th December to lodge your appeal! - help us save the environment, please lodge it now! For more information contact the BCG Secretary
Copyright © Bouvard Coast Care Group Inc - Registered Not for Profit Organisation
Designed by Westcountry

BOUVARD COAST CARE NEEDS

YOU NOW!

The EPA have made a decision to allow the City of Mandurah’s (CoM) proposal to reinstate the septage site at Tim’s Thicket and remove the Ministerial Statement 375 by which they are currently bound. We need to appeal this decision (EPA REPORT 1657 ) and have been given only until 10th December to encourage you to lodge your own appeal. For appeals under the Environmental Protection Act 1986 to be accepted, they must: be in writing ; clearly identify the matter or decision being appealed; be accompanied by the correct appeal fee ($10); https://www.bpoint.com.au/pay/dower.sf/?BillerC ode=1586296 be signed by the appellant; be lodged within the time limit for that type of appeal. be sent to the Minister for Environment via email to admin@appealsconvenor.wa.gov.au The appeal will also need to clearly set out the grounds which establish why the decision being appealed against was wrong or should be changed. This should ideally include an indication as to what measures should be put in place to make the proposal environmentally acceptable and be lodged within the time limit for that type of appeal. Your appeal need to highlight the following objections: Have you been consulted in any way on this issue by the City of Mandurah? – IF NOT SAY SO! Nothing in the local paper No public meetings No letters to residents/ratepayers No notifications or discussions, as promised, with Bouvard Coastcare after 2017 meetings Deliberate intent to deceive by CoM Works department who submitted the current proposal immediately after the closure date of public submissions to Mandurah Matters Even the Mayor wasn’t told about this submission!! Have you seen this on the EPA Consultation Hub? - IF NOT SAY SO! Were you one of the 24 previous EPA submissions Apr 2017 that requested a public consultation but were denied? Were you notified about the appeal period in Mar 2019? Were you notified about this current appeal period? https://consultation.epa.wa.gov.au/ - No consultation appears for the current Proposal? Are you subscribed to the epa consultation hub – have you had any notifications from the EPA? Do you agree to the removal of protections afforded by Ministerial Statement 375? - IF NOT SAY SO! Without MS375 City of Mandurah can: Open a full waste site at Tim’s Thicket Stockpile waste Increase the fire risk from additional activities No adjacent reserve management plans required No enforcement of specified MS375 reserve usage change to Conservation & Passive Recreation Are you happy about the lack of environmental concern? – IF NOT SAY SO! 13 years of ignoring contamination of the ground water! Loss of public drinking source – local Water Corp. bore since disconnected after concerned citizens raised the alarm of groundwater contamination! No public health warning for swimmers/surfers/fishermen when faecal levels were above the limits No environmental studies carried out No consideration given to 4 adjacent wetlands, 2 endangered habitats or 4 endangered species, including peacock spiders only found at Tim’s Thicket You have until 10th December to lodge your appeal! - help us save the environment, please lodge it now! For more information contact the BCG Secretary