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PFAS at NSW Mines Rescue

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) initiated an investigation program in 2016 to assess the legacy of per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) use across NSW. The investigation is prioritising sites around NSW where PFAS were used in significant quantities and is focussing on airports, defence bases, fire fighting training facilities (including fire fighting stations) and some industrial sites.

NSW Mines Rescue (Mines Rescue) voluntarily entered the investigation program in 2017. Please find out more about how the investigation has progressed at the following links:


PFAS investigation update – October 2017

PFAS at NSW Mines Rescue – August 2017