What’s Happening – April 2019

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What’s Happening – April 2019 Community Odour and Dust Monitoring Program The odour and dust reporting program appears to have been completed. On Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 April, DWER will be reporting the results of the community odour reporting program to the volunteers who participated. CCL decided during the trial period to close its biggest kiln (no. 6) for … Read More

What’s Happening – March 2019

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WHAT IS HAPPENING NOW – March 2019 The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER), which grants and manages Cockburn Cement Limited’s (CCL) licence to operate its lime/cement factory in Munster, has begun to respond to community, newspaper, TV, social media and political pressure. DWER has started the following programs: 1. Community Odour and Dust Monitoring Program A group of … Read More

The West Australian 7 September 2018

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Cockburn Cement looks to launch new trial to erase sulphur-like stench in Perth’s south Peter MilneThe West Australian Friday, 7 September 2018 2:00AM The Cockburn Cement plant in Munster.Picture: Mogens Johansen / The West Australian Beeliar residents who have long complained of dust and a sulphur-like stench from the nearby Cockburn Cement lime plant in Munster may have some relief from … Read More

Comments on CCL Odour Neutralisation Plan

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Executive Summary of Comments on CCL’s Odour Neutralisation Plan (ONP) The local community affected by the Factory’s operations opposes the granting of the application by CCL to run a trial of its ONP. The ONP will not reduce the emissions profile of the Factory. There are more effective ways of reducing or eliminating kiln odours, principally by burning only natural … Read More

DUST UP – Fremantle Herald 29 June 2018

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DUST-UP June 29, 2018 · by Your Herald · in News. · THE Greens candidate for the federal seat of Fremantle says authorities need to take notice of growing complaints about pollution from Cockburn Cement. Dorinda Cox says locals are fed up with their property being damaged by dust and were worried about the health effects on their family. Although complaints dropped off a … Read More

Parliamentary Question on Heavy Metal Contamination

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Question On Notice No. 1399 asked in the Legislative Council on 12 June 2018 by Hon Robin Chapple  Question Directed to the: Parliamentary Secretary representing the Minister for Health Question Directed to: Hon R.H. Cook Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook Parliament: 40 Session: 1 Question I refer to emails sent to the Minister on 26 February 2018 and 19 March 2018 and/or letters of those dates from a community group, the Cockburn Pollution Stoppers, and I ask: … Read More

Cockburn Cement Community Meeting

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Cockburn Cement Limited (CCL) is holding a “community forum” on Monday 28th May, 2018 and has issued invitations to some residents it has selected to attend. Page 1    Page 2 It has also nominated a couple of the higher profile supporters of Cockburn Pollution Stoppers to attend as “key stakeholders”. Cockburn Pollution Stoppers resolved at its meeting on Monday 21st … Read More