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PFAS contamination class action filed by Jervis Bay community for cultural loss

By February 2, 2021February 3rd, 2021PFAS in the news

An Aboriginal community has launched a class action against the Federal Government claiming chemical contamination on their land from Department of Defence operations has “destroyed” their livelihoods.

The residents of Wreck Bay, on the New South Wales south coast, allege Defence negligently allowed perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals to leech into surface water, groundwater, and soil. Read more…