PFAS chemicals probe expanded around Adelaide’s Edinburgh airbase

PFAS chemicals probe expanded around Adelaide’s Edinburgh airbase

Posted May 17, 2018 14:12:46 Photo: The contamination scare involving RAAF Edinburgh is the latest of many around Australia. (ABC Adelaide: Brett Williamson) Salisbury Council in Adelaide’s north wants answers on whether potentially cancer-causing chemicals that may be leaking from the RAAF base at Edinburgh have spread to a wider …

PFAS chemicals not linked to disease but health effects ‘cannot be ruled out’, expert panel finds

PFAS chemicals not linked to disease but health effects ‘cannot be ruled out’, expert panel finds

Updated May 07, 2018 17:56:14 Photo: An expert panel has not found evidence of a link between exposure to PFAS chemicals and disease. (Four Corners) There is limited or no evidence to link exposure to PFAS chemicals with human disease, but health effects cannot be ruled out, an independent panel …

PFAS chemicals at ‘exceedingly high’ levels in some Katherine residents, doctor says

PFAS chemicals at ‘exceedingly high’ levels in some Katherine residents, doctor says

Posted May 04, 2018 14:55:30 Photo: A Katherine doctor is concerned by the levels of potentially toxic chemicals in residents, revealed by recent blood testing. (Supplied: CRC CARE) A doctor in the Top End town of Katherine is “very angry and upset” at both tiers of Government, after blood testing …

‘We’re struggling’: Butcher caught up in PFAS scare, loses $10,000 worth of meat

‘We’re struggling’: Butcher caught up in PFAS scare, loses $10,000 worth of meat

Posted April 19, 2018 18:59:27 Photo: Des Barritt with a week’s worth of bacon that he will have to destroy due to the PFAS scare. (ABC Wide Bay: Eliza Goetze) A Bundaberg butcher has spent the past week taking the work he loves and preparing to destroy it, after it …

Bundaberg suburb’s contaminated water turned off a week after PFAS concerns raised

Bundaberg suburb’s contaminated water turned off a week after PFAS concerns raised

Updated April 13, 2018 19:32:19 Photo: Svensson Heights is adjacent to Bundaberg Airport, where the RAAF was stationed until 1983. (ABC News: Johanna Marie) Related Story: PFAS health guidance like ‘Monty Python advice’, doctor says Related Story: What you need to know about PFAS contamination Bundaberg Council has switched off …