July 12, 2018

Beach action to oppose sand mine

I'll be joining surfers and other ocean lovers this weekend to stand up and say NO to the sand mine extension planned for Lennox Head.

The proposed project is close to North Creek and the Newrybar Swamp drains and will affect the hydrology of the area by removing 3.6 million tonnes of sand from a low lying (wetland) area that is very susceptible to flooding. The disturbed acid sulphate soils will  feed pollutants into North Creek and the already very sick Richmond River, and then into the ocean. 

If you want to say NO to further degradation of our precious waterways and ocean, sign my petition, and join me on Saturday at Lennox Beach.

Wear blue and bring your signs for a photo.

Saturday, July 14 from 2pm-3pm, at Lennox Beach, between the pub and Shelter Cafe.

Please share the Surfers Facebook event and tell your friends 

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