Williamtown PFAS chemical contamination levels in groundwater steady four years on

Matthew Kelly
Updated October 1 2021 - 9:07pm, first published September 30 2021 - 5:30am
Cabbage Tree Road residents Jenny and Terry Robinson.
Cabbage Tree Road residents Jenny and Terry Robinson.

PFAS contamination levels across the Williamtown Red Zone remain much the same as they were in 2017 despite an investment of more than $100 million to clean up the pollution.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


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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