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Greens spokesperson for the Lower Blue Mountains, Joel MacRae, has slammed the Western Sydney Airport Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and called for it to be withdrawn, or its consultation period extended, forthwith.
“Recent revelations that the EIS fudged the carbon emission numbers mean its credibility has to come under serious question.
Failed Prime Minister Tony Abbott sought to ‘slip around’ UNESCO when he announced the second Sydney Airport in April 2014.
Knowing full well how adjacent Badgerys Creek was to the Blue Mountains World Heritage Site (8 kms), Abbott pushed ahead with his bald announcement to develop the site for Airport purposes. The Murdoch media immediately became a cheer-squad for rapid development so that opposition could be steamrolled.