Investigation

NSW EPA forced to pump out storage tanks at flooded Truegain waste-oil refinery site to prevent toxic chemicals further polluting Rutherford waterways and properties

Donna Page
By Donna Page
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:18pm, first published July 29 2020 - 7:30pm
FLOODED: Heavy rain has caused flooding throughout the abandoned Truegain waste oil refinery plant at Rutherford. Picture: Simone De Peak

HEAVY rain has forced the NSW Environment Protection Authority to twice in four days pump out storage tanks at Rutherford's abandoned Truegain waste-oil refinery to ensure toxic chemicals do not further pollute nearby properties and waterways.

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Donna Page

Donna Page

Investigative journalist at the Newcastle Herald

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