1981

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.

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