While SOMR is primarily concerned about the impact of the pumped hydro scheme on the Macleay River, at this stage of the development it is most important that the community is correctly informed on a number of issues.
In a recent interview reported in the online and print editions of The Macleay Argus, Melinda Pavey, MP for Oxley, encouraged the Macleay residents “to learn for themselves” about the Oven Mountain Pumped Hydro project. The problem is that many ‘facts’ in the interview were not correct; adding to the misinformation in the community. It seems neither Ms Pavey nor the Argus reporter have checked their facts.
In a letter to the Macleay Argus SOMR addressed several of the issues. Read it here http://saveourmacleayriver.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/SOMR-letter-to-Argus-722.pdf