world heritage dinosaur footprints … Minister: “they will absolutely have to go”

The EPA’s committee of one, the appeal panel of one that have decided to destroy Broome’s world class dinosaur footprints, now approved by the WA Environment minister Bill Marmion, says on ABC radio: “they will absolutely have to go” … along with all the rest of the destruction of the environment.

The Australian Age of Dinosaurs … magazine:

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Goolarabooloo and Lurujarri Heritage Trail‘s status update.

‎”After 130 million years…”THEY WILL ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO GO” WA Environment Minister confirms destruction of National Heritage listed dinosaur trackways by the proposed gas hub at James Price Point (transcript, ABC radio, Broome 30 Oct)
Vanessa Mills, ABC Kimberley: But what about the footprints that will be damaged in construction of the precinct?Bill Marmion, WA Environment Minister: Well, they, they, that’s a…they will go. That, that, that’s, that was a determination by the EPA, and obviously that’s been, there were some proponents, sorry, appellants that, that obviously objected to that and that’s been dismissed.Vanessa Mills, ABC Kimberley: So those footprints that are in the path of the precinct will actually have to be destroyed, there’s not going to be an effort to move them or protect them in any way?

Bill Marmion, WA Environment Minister: Well, I don’t know if, I don’t know if, if, if they can be moved, but I mean obviously that is something that could be considered, but where the, where the um site’s going, that’s, that’s unfortunately, that’s where some of the footprints are, so they will, they will, they will absolutely have to go.

They sure picked the wrong site.

Thanks to Red Broome: Broome Community No Gas Campaign‘s photo.

Slight change made to the EPA’s website…. Thanks Red Broome.
Photo: Slight change made to the EPA's website.... Thanks Red Broome.
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About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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