The ISCCC and our member residents groups, in cooperation with the Fyshwick Business Association and other stakeholders, are organising a major campaign to respond to massive proposed waste facilities in Fyshwick that will be just hundreds of metres from residents’ homes and surrounded by businesses, with implications for their employees and customers.
There are three documents that follow on this matter The Arup expert review commissioned by the ACT Government shows many shortcomings in the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed CRS waste facility in Ipswich Street, Fyshwick. In particular, read the Non-Technical Summary at the beginning of the document. Here is…
In response to the ACT Government advice on 3 July that it had accepted the EIS for the CRS waste facility in Ipswich Street, Fyshwick, paving the way for CRS to lodge a development application, the ISCCC calls on the ACT Government to:
- Establish an air quality monitoring station in Fyshwick.
- Consider the cumulative impact of current and proposed waste facilities in Fyshwick.
- Extend the amount of time provided for the community to comment on the
expected Development Application by CRS from the standard 15 working days to 40 working days in view of the massive amount of documentation the community will need to absorb and respond to.
- Commit to change the ACT Territory Plan so that such major waste facilities are prohibited as a land use in Fyshwick.
The ISCCC’s inaugural online public forum attracted 35 participants who heard presentations on:
1. The final report on the ISCCC’s online survey of inner south residents
2. Some key future priorities
3. Update on the proposed Fyshwick waste/recycling facilities
Attached are the summary record and presentations.
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