Major flaws in Westconnex EIS Biodiversity study

Biodiversity effects are defined narrowly in focusing on potential impacts on Threatened Species.

By Debra Little

Methodology and EIS statements re “the highly modified nature of the project footprint” (20-14)

Typically an EIS downplays or dismisses the habitat value within a project footprint in order to remove or limit the biodiversity-promoting value that is there, and/or to understate the impacts of the project. This EIS is no exception. Continue reading