Eco-justice group The Green Connection says parts of a second environmental impact assessment for Karpowership SA fraudulently present the views of the commercial aquaculture industry as those of West Coast small-scale fishers.

In a complaint filed with the department of forestry, fisheries & the environment on Monday, The Green Connection says the environmental assessment practitioner, Triplo4, failed to comply with environmental impact assessment (EIA) regulations in conducting public participation processes. Based on the misrepresentation, the group has asked the department to suspend Karpowership’s pending application for environmental authorisation and to fully investigate this allegation...

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