8000 say 'no' to pulp mill


LAUNCESTON — On September 16, 8000 people participated in a march and rally opposing a pulp mill on Tasmania's Tamar River. The pulp mill has been proposed by logging giant Gunns. The rally was organised by the Wilderness Society and Tasmanians Against the Pulp Mill. Protesters were addressed by speakers that included gardening personality Peter Cundall, Greens Senator Christine Milne, Bob McMahon of Tasmanians Against the Pulp Mill, Lee Bell of the National Toxics Network and the Wilderness Society's Geoff Law.