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Tag Archives: Kooragang Island
Yesterday the Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) issued an Environmental Protection Order (EPO) to Orica Australia to cease wastewater releases to a Trade Waste Facility at the companies Gladstone facility. Orica are being investigated by DERM for alleged … Continue reading
The NSW Government has closed Orica’s Kooragang Island ammonium nitrate plant following another leak from the facility. Only three months after Orica’s plant released hexavalent Chromium into the atmosphere and arsenic into the Hunter River, two workmen have been taken … Continue reading
On 25 August this year, the Kooragang Island Orica chemical leak Committee was established to inquire and report on the toxic chemical leak from Orica’s ammonium nitrate plant in Newcastle. Public hearings investigating the toxic chemical leak will be held … Continue reading