Illawarra Mercury
Wednesday, 6 December 2023

Figtree creek pollution not the same substance as Gipps St, council says

Ben Langford
Updated October 25 2023 - 9:40pm, first published October 24 2023 - 6:04pm

The dumped substance that turned a Wollongong creek bright green last week closely resembled another spill in a city waterway earlier this year.

Ben Langford

Ben Langford


Senior journalist writing on the environment. Opinion columnist, independent. We rely on your news tips so please, don't be shy to let us know what's going on.

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