Council officer wins NSW Environmental Educator of the Year awards

11 October, 2019

A Blue Mountains City Council officer has won both the NSW Environmental Educator of the Year award, as well as the...

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15 Dec 2015
The Australian Government released a draft Environmental Impact Study or EIS for the airport in mid-October. The draft EIS is supposed to look at potential impacts on the community and the environment. The problem is - it doesn’t
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14 Dec 2015
As the deadline for submissions on the proposed Western Sydney Airport draws closer, Blue Mountains Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, is making a direct appeal to the community via a video message to be informed and have their say.
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14 Dec 2015
Blue Mountains City Council’s submission to the Australian Government states that the potential impacts of the WSA at Badgery’s Creek on the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area (GBMWHA) have been seriously overlooked with potentially disastrous consequences on its World Heritage values and the regional economy of the Blue Mountains.  
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04 Dec 2015
In a letter to federal Ministers Hunt, Truss and Fletcher, Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) President, Cllr Tony Hadchiti, points out that the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Western Sydney Airport fails the Australian Government’s own guidelines for the project.
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04 Dec 2015
This statement is a comment by the Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, on meeting with Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon. Warren Truss on Monday 30 November 2015, regarding draft EIS and Western Sydney Airport Plan.
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26 Nov 2015
An independent review of the Western Sydney Airport Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) by 11 Western Sydney councils has found several shortcomings which need to be addressed.
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26 Nov 2015
Blue Mountains Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, said, “While Blue Mountains City Council is opposed to a second Sydney airport generally, an independent review of the Western Sydney Airport Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) released today confirms that the draft EIS is grossly inadequate and shows a complete disregard for the people of the Blue Mountains and Western Sydney as well as the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area”. 

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