Gunns Ltd proposed to build a 2.5 billion dollar pulp mill at Long Reach in the Tamar Valley in Tasmania, Australia.
The company was placed in voluntary administration in September 2012.
Gunns boss, Mr John Gay, pleaded guilty and was fined in relation to insider trading on the basis he should have known he had
information that may have influenced shareholders if it was made public, when he sold 3.4 million of his shares while at the helm of
the former timber company in December 2009.
This mill will not be built in the industrial site of Bell Bay as claimed by the government, but even if it was, effluent will be dispersed
into the atmosphere and waterways around Tasmania. It would use water that comes from elsewhere, and so on.
the mailand. This is completely the wrong place to be building the largest pulp mill in the world.
Having worked in a pulp mill I am opposed to the building of another pulp mill in Tasmania.
Having lived near a pulp mill I am opposed to the building of another pulp mill in Tasmania.
Having asthma/COPD I am opposed to the building of a pulp mill in Tasmania.
Having studied air pollution and wind paterns in Tasmania I am opposed to the building of a pulp mill in Tasmania.
Having worked in manufacturing and mining industries I know first hand there will always be two types of pollution - deliberate or
accidental. We do not have to accept either.
Having worked in Health and supported residents with lung disease I know first hand we do not want this pulp mill in the Tamar
Valley, and I conveyed this message in person to Gunns former CEO, Mr Greg L'Estrange, and to other senior Gunns people.
I am opposed to the building of this pulp mill because it was never assessed for PM2.5s. The World Health Organisation has