Waterside bitumen plant at Port Kembla would cook 24/7

Ben Langford
By Ben Langford
Updated January 20 2022 - 10:18am, first published 6:00am
TAR TIME: The bitumen plant would be constructed on this piece of absolute waterfront land at Port Kembla. Picture: ROBERT PEET.

A new bitumen import plant proposed for Port Kembla will receive the tarry substance at a temperature over 140 degrees on the edge of the harbour before it is piped into trucks for distribution.

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Ben Langford

Ben Langford

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Senior journalist writing on the environment. Opinion columnist, independent. My hero: the child who said the emperor 'isn't wearing anything at all'. We rely on you for news tips - so please, don't be shy.

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