Posted by: Colin Battersby | October 22, 2009

Water quality results take plunge


Friends of Stradbroke Island spokeswoman Sue Ellen Carew said the region had unsustainable growth resulting in inevitable increases in pollution.”Global warming forecasts mean that future weather conditions will worsen,” she said.”To blame the weather is to completely miss the point and throw in the towel without a fight.”The report shows there has been an overall decline in the health of estuaries, with only the Caboolture Estuary improving slightly F to D-. Of the remaining 17, seven retained the same grade as in 2008 and 10 fell, with Cabbage Tree, Oxley, Bremer, Logan and Albert estuaries receiving an F.

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