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NSW Residents File Action over Toxic Water
Environment
Friday November 4 2016

NSW Residents File Action over Toxic Water

More than 400 residents north of Newcastle have launched a class action against the Defence Department over the contamination of their local groundwater.

Report Links Diesel Fume Exposure to Cancer
Safety
Thursday October 6 2016

Report Links Diesel Fume Exposure to Cancer

An estimated 130 Australians are diagnosed each year with lung cancer as a result of exposure to toxic diesel fumes while at work, according to the...

Govt Launches Review of Fire Foam Toxicity
Environment
Monday August 8 2016

Govt Launches Review of Fire Foam Toxicity

The government has appointed an expert independent consultant as an initial step in assessing potential risks to human health from chemicals from firefighting foams.

SA: Toxic Chemical in Five Adelaide Homes
Environment
Monday July 4 2016

SA: Toxic Chemical in Five Adelaide Homes

A toxic contamination in Adelaide's northwestern suburbs is worst in five homes, latest tests show.

Xenophon Takes Up Campaign to Tackle Qld toxic Water
Environment
Monday May 30 2016

Xenophon Takes Up Campaign to Tackle Qld toxic Water

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon has taken his campaign into the southern Queensland seat of Groom, calling for Defence to stop ignoring Oakey's "toxic water nightmare".

CFA Knew Training Centre was Contaminated
Environment
Thursday May 26 2016

CFA Knew Training Centre was Contaminated

Firefighting bosses knew a Victorian training site was contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals, but they still sent staff to train there.

Construction’s Role in Keeping Our Oceans Cleaner
Green
Friday February 26 2016

Construction’s Role in Keeping Our Oceans Cleaner

Up until the 1970s, there were few controls over water quality entering marine ecosystems.

Why you Should Care About Sustainable Paper Towels
Green
Thursday January 28 2016

Why you Should Care About Sustainable Paper Towels

Even the little details matter when it comes to the overall sustainability of a building. Those smaller, easily overlooked everyday items can have a significant environmental,...

What’s So Bad About VOCs?
Green
Tuesday September 15 2015

What’s So Bad About VOCs?

With an increasing number of paint manufacturers lining the shelves with ‘low-VOC’ or ‘no-VOC’ products, we’re now well aware that it’s wise to avoid volatile organic...

Civil
Mar 13 2018
New Harbour Tunnel to Create Toxic Plumes

Toxic sludge and heavy construction noise are likely to pollute inner western Sydney as work on the Western Harbour Tunnel gets underway, leaked government documents suggest.

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Environment
Feb 7 2018
NSW: Thousand Want to Block 'Toxic' Incinerator

More than 10,000 people have signed a petition calling for a proposed "toxic" waste incinerator in Sydney's west to be scrapped.

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Environment
13 Dec, 2017
Water Ban in Adelaide Over Chemical Issue

A ban on the use of bore water in a section of Adelaide will be imposed from early next month because of chemical contamination.

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Environment
12 Dec, 2017
Proposed NT Toxic Waste Site Clears Hurdle

Australia's first deep toxic waste repository is one step closer to a reality, despite an independent environment body flagging huge environmental and financial risks to the...

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