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Residents impacted by contamination from an old lead smelter in Lake Macquarie say it is time to end the stigma hanging over their area. The Pasminco Cockle Creek lead and zinc smelter at Boolaroo closed in 2003, but its legacy continues to haunt the area. Comment?
UNIQUE EVENT: Jill and Peter Hawkins of Turners Beach with their 1013 Ford T Roadster, 1907 Darracq and 1915 Ford T Roadster. Picture: Grant Wells. Comment?
Lake Macquarie Council says it is hoped a flood study of Upper Cockle Creek will help it better plan and manage existing and future flood risks in the area. Council says there is a well documented history of flooding in the catchment, which has caused significant damage in the past. Comment?
THE state government has been accused by councils of being virtually clueless regarding a long-term plan to fix the state's degraded forestry roads, many critical as major tourist routes. THE state government has been accused by councils of being virtually clueless regarding a long-term plan to fix the state's degraded forestry roads, many critical as major tourist routes. Comment?
Pasminco has been fined and officially cautioned by the state's environmental watchdog for breaching the licence conditions at its former lead smelter at Lake Macquarie. The Environment Protection Authority said there are strict limits and requirements regarding water on the site, which is treated and then discharged into Cockle Creek as part of the remediation works. Comment?
Strong winds have forced a police rescue helicopter to pull out of the search for a bushwalker who has been missing in Tasmania's rugged south wilderness for more than 24 hours. The 28-year-old man from New South Wales became separated from his friends in the South Cape Range about 10:00am on Thursday. Comment?
Par Avion's Britten-Norman Islander BN-2 on its South-West mission over Federation Peak and the Eastern Arthur Range. Pictures: MATT GLASTONBURY and STUART WELLS SITTING comfortably in our sightseeing boat, we must seem a surreal vision to the weary hikers as they emerge from Tasmania's remotest wilderness. Comment?
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