State environment regulator still to make decision on proposed asbestos dump site

RESPONSE: Environment Minister David Speirs says the application for the proposed asbestos dump at Compton is yet to be determined.

THE state’s environment regulator is yet to make a decision regarding the proposed asbestos dump at Cafprico Road on the fringe of Mount Gambier.

Environment Minister David Speirs has written to Grant District Council regarding the assessment process.

This follows the rural council appealing to the minister to stonewall the proposal given the “significant” outcry from the community.

In his letter dated June 18, Mr Speirs said the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) received an


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