Territorians strongly opposed to Top End cotton fa

2022-04-05
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Northern Territorians are worried about the potential damage large-scale cotton operations could do to Top End rivers, a survey has found.

About two-thirds of people polled say the cotton industry should not be allowed into the NT until they fix up the mess in the Murray-Darling basinJones said it.

“Territorians have made it clear they have serious concerns about the threat posed by large-scale cotton projects,” NT Environment Centre campaigner Jason Fowler said on ThursdayTwenty-two citizen groups and individuals sent letters in support of Colle.

About 70 per cent of the 837 people surveyed across the Top End said the industry should not be allowed into the NT until they fix up their mess in southern statesNo additional deaths were reported.

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