The Penrith Press Live reports about a FAULCONBRIDGE residents action group is fighting a development application to build a crematorium 31m from homes. The proposal is currently before the Blue Mountains Council.
The proposed site is at 435-437 Great Western Highway and surrounding it are homes, restaurants, businesses and Faulconbridge Public School.
The group says the plan disregards the Crematorium Association’s environmental guideline of a “200m buffer zone” between an emissions stack and residents.
Within this distance, action group member and Faulconbridge resident Katie McRobert said cremations would pose a health risk and cause traffic problems.
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