Port Botany, pine plantations & foxes

Subject: Port Botany, pine plantations & foxes
From: (Andrew Taylor)
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2004 08:41:30 +1000
Three stories from this morning's news.  The first may be good news for
birds - the P&O proposal might have less impact on wader habitat??

 A new plan for expanding Port Botany will be considered by a State
 Government inquiry, in a setback for Sydney Ports' proposed $580 million
 expansion of the container terminal. ...
 A $1 billion privatisation of the state's network of pine plantations
 could lead to environmental mismanagement and job losses in vulnerable
 regional areas, environmentalists and unions claim.  ...

 There was ample evidence to show Tasmania had more than one fox, a
 parliamentary committee was told yesterday. ...,5936,9710664%255E3462,00.html
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