West Dapto town centre site 'contaminated' by lead shotgun pellets

Kate McIlwain
By Kate McIlwain
April 12 2017 - 4:00am
West Dapto town centre site 'contaminated' by lead shotgun pellets

The site of West Dapto’s future town centre has been contaminated by lead and other chemicals from shotgun pellets and clay targets leftover from the former Illawarra Clay Target Club.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For the past 11 years, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. In that time I've covered breaking news, education, politics, urban affairs, council, environment, data journalism and development news. More recently, I became the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents two years into a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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