Capertee heliport update
Carol Probets <>
Tue, 5 Jun 2007 07:01:39 +1000
For those following the issue of the proposed heliport at Capertee: I
am pleased to report that at last night's council meeting at Lithgow,
the Councillors again rejected the proposal. The reasons given were
competing land use values and unresolved questions in the acoustic
studies. It was heartening to see some of the Councillors speaking
very assuredly against the proposal however unlike the first
application, the decision was not unanimous. The matter will now go
to the Land and Environment Court in an appeal which was lodged by
the developer prior to last night's meeting.
Thanks again to all of you who wrote submissions and reminded Lithgow
Councillors that the Capertee Valley is a place which is valued by
many for its natural qualities, birdlife, peace and ambience.
I'll keep you all updated.
Guided birding in the Blue Mountains & Capertee Valley
PO Box 330
Katoomba NSW 2780
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