Multinational waste giant Veolia admits to another breach at Tarago's Woodlawn site

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Updated November 8 2022 - 1:09pm, first published November 5 2022 - 1:00pm
Tarago residents against the incinerator from left Fiona Jefferey, Austin McLennan and Paige Davis. Picture by Elesa Kurtz
Tarago residents against the incinerator from left Fiona Jefferey, Austin McLennan and Paige Davis. Picture by Elesa Kurtz

I don't think people in the Canberra region realise that the pollution from the incinerator could impact air and water quality of the entire region. It was bad enough with the 2019 bushfires. Imagine poor air quality every day for 30 years.

- Former community consultative member Cid Riley

Multinational waste-handling giant Veolia has admitted to breaching environmental guidelines at its Woodlawn facility near Tarago just days before releasing its environmental impact study promoting a huge $600 million expansion of the operation.

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Peter Brewer

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Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au

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