NSW budget estimates hears red zone PFAS clean-up is an 'ongoing process'

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated March 3 2021 - 1:22am, first published March 2 2021 - 6:00pm
Ongoing nightmare: The NSW EPA has admitted there is no end date for the clean up of PFAS pollution coming from the Williamtown RAAF base.

There is no timeline for when the red zone at Williamtown and surrounds will be free from PFAS contamination, a NSW budget estimates hearing has heard.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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