9News TV Report on Silica Threat to Quinninup

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Channel 9 News Western Australia reported Mon 13 June 2022 on the proposal of a silica sand mine near the town of Quinninup.

The report uncovers the devastating consequences to the town of a silica sand mine in the forests of south-west WA.

The residents and surrounding food producers are fearful of poisonous silica dust and water contamination to rivers and farmIng water sources.

The region is well known as the "food bowl" for Western Australia and is famous for it's clean, green tall-timbered forest reputation.

Agriculture, fruit, vegetable, wine and beef production are just some of the major industries and employment contributors in the area.

Watch the full report on YouTube here.

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Tuesday May 31st, 2022