Final day to have say on future of former tillegra dam land in North Canterbury, Government to hold conference in Nelson today

Final day to have say on future of former tillegra dam land in North Canterbury, Government to hold conference in Nelson today

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There will be a conference in Nelson today on the future of former land owned by the North Canterbury Tilwater dam to be built on the Gauteng coast.

Key points: Land will go to the State Government

The Government says a new dam is needed “because of changing environmental conditions”

Inquiries to the State Government’s Environmental Planning Branch are already underway

It will come as a major blow to former landowners who bought land in the town to build the Tilwater dam, which was supposed to last for 45 years.

Environment Minister James Merlino said last week that the Government was in contact 시흥출장안마with stakeholders in the area.

“We have not decided at this time what the outcome of the process will be, but it may in the short term move towards a recommendation from the environmental review committee to reconsider some of the areas under review, and then to finalise those recommendati바카라ons,” he said.

“This is a very important issue for Gauteng and the North Canterbury region.

“What is clear, from our current knowledge of the impact of the Tilwater site, is that land has gone beyond its originally planned value and we will be very concerned if that h홀덤appens again.”

‘Dramatic impact’

Environmental campaigner Ian Goss has been researching the impact on local communities and the impact on his area for more than 12 years.

“The Tilwater Site is going to have quite a dramatic impact,” he said.

“For example, the area was originally earmarked for development, and you have the huge water flow off to the south and the northern bank coming into town.

“If you look back to the time when we built those dams, there were some areas where there were absolutely no people.

“Some are now inhabited. But there are areas that have been left desolate and desolate and desolate and barren…

“They’ve left a very dramatic impact, of the sort that the locals describe to us and that other people would describe.”

He said the people of the area were living out of their cars, using the roads and being driven around by the cars, and the locals’ views of land were often negative.

The land in the northern section will go to the State Government under current rules that allow a State Land Plan (SLP).

The State Government has asked the court to set aside the application to make tha

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