If you have heard that the quarry is on the government’s list of projects to be fast tracked, don’t be alarmed. We have been assured by the IPC that, as the quarry project is already before the Commission, there will be no short cuts or by-passing due process.
Kate Washington also pointed out that the Brandy Hill Quarry project has one of the least employment and capital values of all the projects listed. We note that the employment figure of 31 is inflated compared to Hanson’s figure of 18 in other publications. Here is the full list of fast tracked projects: