Proposed Pulp and Paper Mill Stopped
Proposed pulp and paper mill opposed and stopped.
Brisbane’s off-shore islands were fighting for their future in the early ’80s when the government proposed the introduction of a pulp paper mill…
a deep water port facility and a rail link with the mainland. Residents rallied in opposition, led by the newly formed BIEPA, and stopped the project which undoubtedly would have cause significant industrial pollution.