Stop Western Harbour Tunnel contaminating our harbour - Public Meeting
The government is planning to dig up thousands of tonnes of toxic sludge from the bed of Sydney Harbour just off Yurulbin Point in Birchgrove to build the Western Harbour Tunnel.
If this contaminated sediment is disturbed, marine biologists have warned it is likely to pollute the harbour and threaten up to 70 precious marine species including seahorses, sea dragons, dolphins, little penguins and seagrasses.
Harbour pollution could also force the temporary closure of Dawn Fraser Baths and construction will see Yurulbin Park and the Birchgrove Ferry Wharf closed.
All this can be avoided if the government abandons the immersed tube design for the Western Harbour Tunnel and instead continues to bore underground off Yurulbin Point.
Join me at a public meeting to hear about how the current design will impact our area and what you can do to protect our harbour.
370 Darling St
Balmain, NSW 2041
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