|With Australia continuing in drought, Sydney's big environmental news issue is a desalination plant, hugely costly in energy and adding to the environmental damage of Botany Bay. This is driven by politicians who seize on any popular misconception to grab votes.
According to The Leader (local newspaper) more than 30 community groups from southern and south-western Sydney have written to every state MP, appealing for further work on the desalination plant at Kurnell to be deferred.
By the way, desal is a winner in Saudi Arabia (where they actually need it) - powered by oil.
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