'Almost certain to fail': the high-risk NSW plan to offset huge new urban growth areas
Experts have raised serious doubts about the government's plan to meet part of its offset requirements by attempting to reconstruct cleared bushlandRead more stories in this series hereGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe Perrottet government plans to use a controversial reconstruction technique to offset up to a quarter of the endangered bushland that it will clear to make way for a massive housing expansion around Sydney. The plan has been branded by experts as "high risk at best, if not almost certain to fail".The government announced last year it had approved the Cumberland Plain Conservation Plan (CPCP), a major planning policy that will guide the development of four new urban growth areas and up to 73,000 houses from Penrith to Wilton over 35 years. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2023/feb/28/almost-certain-to-fail-the-high-risk-nsw-plan-to-offset-huge-new-urban-growth-areas
Zdroj: The Guardian