asbestos

Reassessing the risk of asbestos contamination around Paramatta local government area

Reported by Haydee | 15 May, 2017

The City of Parramatta Council together with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and other state government authorities under the guidance of the Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities is re-assessing the risk of contamination at properties around the Parramatta local government area where James Hardie may have disposed of asbestos waste materials.

Unions ban work on asbestos-contaminated site

Reported by Haydee | 30 Mar, 2012

Unions have decided to ban work at a factory site in Sydney’s west which is allegedly riddled with asbestos. AAP reports that German firm Remondis has suggested creating a waste treatment plant on the site at Camellia, near Parramatta. Nonetheless, Unions NSW voted last night for an interim green ban on work on the site. …