Dr Victor Storm – response to Westconnex M4 East EIS

Introduction

I write this from several perspectives. I am a resident of Haberfield and work locally. I am a registered medical practitioner with specialist qualifications in both child & adolescent and general psychiatry (FRANZCP) and public health medicine (FAFPHM). Additionally I am a graduate of Harvard University in public administration (MPA) and of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

This document summarises my objections to the recently published EIS for the M4East proposal. It concentrates on aspects of the health and social impact, including social & emotional wellbeing of residents as a consequence of the M4 East proposal. This along with linked projects, the M5 East duplication & the M4-5 link projects are the bulk of the 33 km long road & tunnel project, collectively known as WestConnex.

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Comments on Air Quality Impact Statement

By Kerry Barlow

The Air Quality Impact statement is in Appendix H (This will shortly be published on this site.)

Executive Summary:

  • this Air Quality Impact Statement relies too heavily on the WestConnex Road Traffic Model (WRTM) forecast of reduced traffic on Parramatta Road for its claim that there will be Continue reading

Critique of M4 East tunnel EIS Human Risk Assessment

(Editor: These comments have been prepared to assist other citizens and groups who are responding to the EIS. They are published anonymously. The author has spent several months investigating these health related issues. We invite discussion, using the reply button below.)

This is a critique of Appendix J The Human Risk Assessment which was prepared for Westconnex by Environmental Risk Sciences Pty Ltd (enRiskS).

Executive Summary