Guess where rubbish left behind will end up

LETTER

Every time I drive past where forestry has been harvested, it doesn’t take much thought as to where the rubbish left behind is going to end up. Yes, down in waterways.

Remember 13 years back when flooding and debris just about wiped out Matata? Have a look next time you go through the gorge on the left where a forest has been cut down. See if you can guess where that mess is going to end up.

Come on forestry industry, make an effort.

GDC, where is health and safety on this one?

If there aren’t major changes in forestry practices, these slash and log debris floods will kill people. It will be not if, but when.

Rex Holdsworth

Every time I drive past where forestry has been harvested, it doesn’t take much thought as to where the rubbish left behind is going to end up. Yes, down in waterways.

Remember 13 years back when flooding and debris just about wiped out Matata? Have a look next time you go through the gorge on the left where a forest has been cut down. See if you can guess where that mess is going to end up.

Come on forestry industry, make an effort.

GDC, where is health and safety on this one?

If there aren’t major changes in forestry practices, these slash and log debris floods will kill people. It will be not if, but when.

Rex Holdsworth

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