Toxic firefighting chemicals found in WA airports and defence sites under investigation

10 Nov 2016

Authorities are scrambling to determine the extent of contamination from toxic firefighting chemicals in Western Australia, with airports, firefighting training facilities and defence sites under investigation.

Five airport sites across the state, including Perth Airport, are known or suspected to be contaminated with the chemicals, according to Airservices Australia, an Australian government-owned corporation which is responsible for aviation firefighting.


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