By JAMIE KRON­BORG

Myrtleford Times - - News -

THE De­part­ment of En­vi­ron­ment, Land, Wa­ter and Plan­ning, Alpine Shire Coun­cil rep­re­sen­ta­tives and oth­ers were to meet yes­ter­day morn­ing at Nug Nug Re­serve to be­gin to nut out prob­lems at the pop­u­lar camp­ground.

The de­part­ment con­firmed that its pub­lic land ad­min­is­tra­tion of­fi­cers were to dis­cuss with coun­cil man­age­ment rep­re­sen­ta­tives, re­serve man­age­ment com­mit­tee of­fice-bear­ers and North East Catch­ment Man­age­ment Author­ity staff “a num­ber of is­sues brought to (DELWP’s) at­ten­tion”.

As re­ported in the Times Ob­server last week, these in­clude pol­lu­tion and san­i­ta­tion risks and claims of unau­tho­rised tree and shrub clear­ing at the site raised by neigh­bours An­drea and Si­mon Co­hen.

The Co­hens have been cor­re­spond­ing for months with the de­part­ment, man­age­ment com­mit­tee and Goul­burn-Murray Wa­ter about is­sues which have in­cluded crowding at the camp­site and lack of proper san­i­ta­tion fa­cil­i­ties in south­ern ar­eas of the camp­ground.

The cou­ple re­lies on the Nug Nug Wa Creek, which runs through the camp­ground, as a source of do­mes­tic wa­ter supply.

They have been wor­ried about hu­man poo which they have found through­out the camp­ground be-

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