Council knee deep in seaweed cliff hanger

SEAWEED STENCH: Racecourse Bay residents David and Alida Mortimer hold handfuls of the rotting seaweed being stockpiled alongside a local beach. Pictures: SANDRA MORELLO

THE seaweed saga unfolding at Port MacDonnell has taken a new twist with the Coastal Protection Board SA giving Grant District Council the go-ahead to relocate the material to two alternative sites.

But council had to scrap plans to dump the material at another site – two kilometres east of Racecourse Bay – after angry residents blocked road access to the emerging trucks.

Council is now investigating whether it can tip the seaweed over a cliff at the Cape


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