Save Our Sound

Government must take action after fish kill; can’t blame Nature

Save Our Sound Greens Member for South Metropolitan Lynn MacLaren MLC says the Government must announce new measures to protect Cockburn Sound’s marine life from devastating fish kills.

 Speaking the day before she will attend a public rally in Rockingham which is calling for action on the fish kill, Ms MacLaren said:

 “It is not good enough for the Barnett Government to pass the buck onto Nature; I don’t think anyone is convinced by that.

 “We all know that when oxygen levels are so low in the Sound that fish are dying and there is an algal bloom it means that the water body in question is sick.

 “Where is the Government’s full report on the kill so that we can see what steps government agencies took and what evidence there is to support the government’s conclusion?

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