Change of course on sewage still possible

Re: Sewage forum comes too late (Our View, June 1)

Just because the CRD has embarked on a course of action now four years old doesn’t mean the politicians can’t change their minds. The problem is they would have to admit they were and are wrong.

Land-based sewage treatment for the core municipalities is such a misguided, anti-environment policy that it must be stopped. Environmental policy should be evidence-based, and the evidence clearly demonstrates that the current sewage treatment system works brilliantly for the marine environment of the Juan de Fuca Strait. The pro-sewage treatment advocates should stop lying to themselves and the public and end this costly misadventure. The marine vegetation and creatures will thank them, and so will the taxpayers.

John Bergbusch

Victoria

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