Letters

Treatment too costly

Christy Clark and her government is dumping a huge property/utility tax upon us. We will be forced to pay up to $1,000 extra per household each year for sewage treatment and it will make the environment worse.

The large threats to our marine creatures are ocean warming and acidification. The acid level is increased by carbon dioxide dissolving to produce carbonic acid.

The hundreds of tons of concrete needed to build the facilities will put more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Heating sewage and pumping sludge up the 18 kilometre pipeline will increase our carbon footprint even more.

To quote Denise Blackwell (Chairperson, CRD Liquid Waste Management Committee) “It is basically more a political decision. Quite frankly, people probably got tired of having to deal with Mr. Floatie.”

Please make your feelings known to our elected officials before it is too late.

Mike Platts

Oak Bay

 

 

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