NSW can’t ban toxic PFAS chemicals, says Environment Minister

Glen Humphries
By Glen Humphries
Updated June 26 2018 - 4:12am, first published 3:00am
The training facility at Albion Park Rail that has high readings of PFAS chemicals. Picture: Adam McLean

The state government said it cannot ban the use of a suite of toxic chemicals used in fire-fighting foam and which have been linked to cancer as well as other diseases and illnesses.


Glen Humphries

Glen Humphries

Senior journalist

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover the three local councils in the Illawarra for the Mercury, as well as writing for the TV guide. If I'm not writing, I'm reading.

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