Council-backed irrigation scheme has uncertain ramifications

2007-06-08T14:49:58+12:00

Yesterday the Christchurch City Council voted to continue with the Central Plains Water Scheme despite serious community concerns regarding environmental and recreational impacts. The NZRCA issued a Media Release (PDF, 720k) outlining its increasing concerns, especially over flaws in the legislative framework for dealing with assessment of cumulative effects.

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