Alison Bleaney

Unfortunately, it’s official! From DPIW today(Fri) via a media release – figures on their website – all 12 sample bottles from the George River flood sampling program, 4 to 6 May 2007, contained metsulfuron-methyl. Water samples taken at the water intake pipe – you can’t actually get a more dilute raw water sample. The chances are it was still there from the contamination of 2 May. So, what are DPIW doing now for our kids, pregnant Mums, folk in hospital and the nursing home- and those on chemotherapy? Please don’t tell me they are disappointed with the results; this is frankly a disastrous PR exercise. What ‘risk’ are we managing here? Please see post on ‘Social Justice’- that also includes justice for our environment and our ecosystems:

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