ACRD needs to act faster

Regional district is painfully slow, says Alberni resident.

To the Editor,

On almost any community issue, we can count on the regional districts board of directors to pussyfoot around the matter; the latest example being forestry operations in McLaughlin Ridge.

Not only does it lie within the China Creek watershed, but it’s also home to abundant wildlife, some of which need old growth forest to survive. The habitat issue is equally if not more important than the water issue.

But we can count on the directors once again to forget about or delay/defer any effective action on the vital matter of McLaughlin Ridge.

It’s most painful to watch the inaction of that group and the effects their lackadaisical attitudes have on this community.

Richard Berg,

Port Alberni

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