www.onlinecommunities.com.au

"There's no place like home...."
Weather Forecast Weather Radar
 

 

 

Australian & World News

 

The West Australian
 


Melbourne Age

 


Sydney Morning Herald

 

ABC Online
ABC Perth Online

 

CNN Interactive

CNN Online

 


www.onlinecommunities.com.au


Patent Pending
"There's no place like home...."

In Association with  
Amazon.com

Building the Canning Vale Primary School

News Local e-Business Communities Sponsorship About Us

[ Yahoo! Australia & NZ ] options

  Home
  Local Shopping
  Local Health
  Local Education
  Local Law and Jusitce
  Local Government
  Local Events
 

 

   

 

East Canning Vale Primary School dangerous: Greens
(Story Courtesy of Gosnells Examiner)
Story by Daniel Clery

15th November 2001


Parents who will send their children to the East Canning Vale Primary School are not being told about a leukaemia threat from proposed neighbouring powerlines, according to Greens (WA) MLA Jim Scott.

He accused Education Minister Alan Carpenter of keeping parents in the dark about the 132,000-volt lines opposite the school (which is under construction)

“The risk of leukaemia increases by a factor of up for four when children are exposed to fields as strong as 10 milligauss,” Mr Scott said.

“High tension power lines originally set to run  through a housing estate will instead be placed along two sides of the school … this back flip appears only to benefit the developers of the housing estate.”

Protests from parents caused Western Power to stop the pre-construction work.

Utility spokesman Peter Winner said the lines will not be re-directed until the Education Department or the developer provided an alternative route.

Mr Winner said the developer requested the line be moved.


“We (agreed) but a new route needed to be discussed with the department,” he said


The Education Department and Mr Carpenter failed to comment before the Examiner went to press.


 

All pages located on the Online Communities domain, including this one, 
may not be reproduced in full or in part without the express written authorization of Online Communities. 
Copyright © 2002 Online Communities Pty Ltd.

Welcome to your online community.

Local News Local e-Business Communities Sponsorship About Us

All pages located on the Online Communities domain, including this one, may not be reproduced in full or in part without the express written authorization of Online Communities. Copyright © 2000-2006 Online Communities Pty Ltd.