Ampol reveals 'slightly higher' than acceptable levels of carcinogen found following wastewater overflow, but 'low health risk'

Murray Trembath
By Murray Trembath
Updated May 16 2022 - 6:15am, first published May 13 2022 - 6:50am
EPA testing following the incident. Picture: supplied

Ongoing tests by Ampol following the oily water overflow at Kurnell in April have detected a carcinogen at levels slightly higher than the accepted threshold in three locations along Captain Cook Drive.


Murray Trembath

Murray Trembath


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