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Toxic shock

One vote. That is all it took for contaminated soil to be considered to come to Bacchus Marsh, along with 230-truck loads per day along...

“MBC must gain trust of community” – pollies

By Helen Tatchell Two local politicians have put a call out for a government organisation to be visual and transparent and, for a local business...

MBC ‘Wynnes’ tick of approval

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) Maddingley Brown Coal’s proposed West Gate Tunnel soil storage facility has been approved by Planning Minister Richard Wynne, to...

Another flaw in MBC process

By Helen Tatchell It is another nail in the coffin, slap in the face, for Council and the residents of Bacchus Marsh after the Victorian...

Toxic soil ‘safe’

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) In a decision that could lead to legal action and a local school leaving town, the Environment Protection Authority...

“Not happy Dan” – Moorabool community

“Unwarned, unannounced and unexplained” is how Bev McArthur MP reacted to the news the changes the Andrews Government has made to the Environmental Protection...

“…time for the election of a government that truly cares…”

Dear Editor, Due to the fact that the state government, Transurban and Maddingley Brown Coal have failed to consult with the local population in relation...

Conditions to help protect citizens

By Helen Tatchell “A project of this size to have undertaken no economic impact assessment, is extraordinary.” - Mayor David Edwards It is a clear message...

PFAS not harmful…..said no one ever

By Kate Taylor and Helen Tatchell “…PFAS are not harmful to the public during soil removal, relocation or disposal.” - Transurban spokesperson An extraordinary claim of safety...

The background on the project

BACKGROUND - The MBC proposal is to provide a ‘bespoke’ solution solely for the West Gate Tunnel. - It would have a containment bay holding area,...