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PFAS chemicals contamination

PFAS contamination problem could affect virtually any construction site

The Department of Defence is being dragged over the coals for its handling of the PFAS contamination crisis, but the problem is emerging at more sites such as airports and fire stations. And, according to experts, it could be a problem for “virtually any property development or construction project”.

Governments talk tough on trash, but will anything change?

ABC’s Four Corners waste and recycling exposé has everyone talking about rubbish, with the NSW and Queensland governments squaring up for a stoush over garbage sent to Queensland to avoid landfill levies.

Victorian government’s coal to hydrogen plans come under fire

The Victorian government’s plan to turn brown coal into hydrogen in line with long-term plan by Japanese interests will make it harder for the state to meet its climate commitment of keeping global warming under the two degree threshold, environmental critics say.

Fracking & pals: dizziness, nosebleeds and eye irritation

威廉希尔赔率分析A report released this week in the US on air pollution from unconventional gas extraction, also known as fracking, showed that there are high levels of various chemicals of concern…

Fracking & pals: dizziness, nosebleeds and eye irritation

威廉希尔赔率分析A report released this week in the US on air pollution from unconventional gas extraction, also known as fracking, showed that there are high levels of various chemicals of concern…