Email By Baz Ruddick Posted March 27, 2020 10:07:52 Photo: Chad Hayes said he is concerned that if an appeal from the company Lantrack in the Planning and Environment Court it could pave the way for other waste companies to establish in the area. (ABC: Baz Ruddick) Map: Ipswich 4305 It has been more than 18 months since the Ipswich City Council was sacked by the State Government amid corruption and bullying allegations. Key points:Anti-dump groups said the city can’t cope with the extra road transport required for waste facilitiesOne development application could see 190 trucks transporting waste at Willowbank and AmberleyPolitical commentator Dr Paul Williams said voters are “looking for a change” This weekend the city will prepare to elect a new council to take over the current administration, which many hope will help the city move beyond its reputation of corruption and that of a waste capital.Chad Hayes from the anti-dump Willowbank Action Group said there were currently up to five applications in the works for waste facilities at the site of the former Jeebropilly Mine.Mr Hayes said the deep mining voids that were left behind when mining operations finished up decades ago were sought after by waste… Read full this story
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