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The Wimbledon Society: AELTC Proposals: Environmental Objections


AELTC Proposals Environmental Objections

The Wimbledon Society: AELTC Proposals for the former Wimbledon Park Golf Course and Lake: Environmental Objections

"Dr Dave Dawson, local resident and environmental scientist, has made some detailed submissions about the impact of the proposed developments upon biodiversity.


Issues raised include loss of habitat for endangered Eel, swifts and bats. The felling of over 300 existing mature trees will release at least 770,000 kg of carbon dioxide, a huge and immediate loss of sequestered carbon. The impact of the proposed intensive management of grass courts risks nutrient and herbicide pollution affecting the parkland grasslands and water quality in the lake.

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