Rivers SOS recently made a submission to GHD, a private company which has been tasked with carrying out the 2013 Catchment Audit. It includes the following recommendations:
- A ban on all new mines, mine expansions and coal seam gas developments in the Special Areas of Sydney’s Catchment
- Urgent legislation to empower Sydney Catchment Authority, to allow mining/CSG bans in the Special Areas
- National legislation and standards to be enacted
You can read the full submission here.