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"We will use any legitimate and peaceful means available to stop this damaging and economically stupid project," spokeswoman Jo Samuel-King said.
Blue Wedges spokeswoman Jo Samuel-King said earlier today the group was considering a stay in the courts to delay the project ahead of a Federal Court challenge on February 20.
Blue Wedges Coalition spokeswoman Jo Samuel-King said Premier John Brumby had got water management wrong.
warned the channel deepening project would turn Port Phillip Bay into "the biggest toxic dump in Victorian history" and was just days away.
"Blue Wedges say that Mr Brumby has never listened to us and we doubt he ever will," Dr Samuel-King
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www.theage.com.au - Trial dredging to go ahead despite protests
Dr Jo Samuel-King, vice-president of Blue Wedge, said yesterday's meeting with lawyers was promising and an application for an injunction from the Supreme Court to stop the trial dredging would be lodged today.
"Our legal team strongly advised us that we had a good case using the Environmental Effects Act," she
said."It's very simple - the act prohibits works commencing until the environmental effects process has been completed.It's not completed - therefore the works cannot proceed."Dr Samuel-King
denied any involvement with renegade activists who spray-painted "Don't bugger the bay" and other slogans outside the offices of Premier Steve Bracks and four of his
The activists also dumped bucketloads of sand in the entrance to each office.
"That is not what Blue Wedge
is about," she
Opponents Move To Halt Federal Minister's Role
"The possibility that this project should not go ahead seems to have been missed by (state Planning Minister) Justin Madden," Blue Wedges Coalition spokeswoman Jo Samuel-King said.
accused the State Government of interfering in the planning process and said the environmental protection conditions were not satisfactory.
"(The conditions) are not enough, this project is intrinsically destructive," she
Channel deepening Port Phillip Bay Blue Wedges Media Releases against the dredge
"We want to delay the project so that we can get a thorough process and diligent investigation of the impacts," said Blue Wedges spokesperson, Dr Jo Samuel King.