North Metro Issues

More must be done to improve water quality if Swan River dolphins are to survive climate change

Greens Member for North Metro Hon Alison Xamon MLC has warned the impacts of climate change could be disastrous for the Swan River and its population of dolphins, unless more is done to reduce pollution and improve water quality.

Speaking in Parliament last night, Hon Xamon said the death of six dolphins since April this year reflected the broader vulnerability of the whole Swan-Canning river system.


2585. Hon Alison Xamon to the minister representing the Minister for Planning:

I refer to the land cleared to the west and north of Moorpark Avenue in Yanchep, and I ask:

(a)  could the Minister please advise what dust suppression measures are required for land cleared for new developments in the metropolitan area;

(b)  could the Minister please advise who is responsible for carrying out these dust suppression measures; and


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