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Glen Innes Severn Council under investigation for dredging Beardy weir without a proper permit

Andrew Messenger
Updated July 29 2019 - 3:07pm, first published July 26 2019 - 12:04pm
The Beardy Weir is Glen Innes' primary source of drinking water. Council staff started dredging it after a meeting in March.
The Beardy Weir is Glen Innes' primary source of drinking water. Council staff started dredging it after a meeting in March.

Glen Innes Severn Council is under investigation by the Department of Primary Industries for allegedly dredging the Beardy waters without a proper permit.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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