Newsroom Pro

Lyttelton Port told off over reluctance to deal with banned chemical

The Environmental Protection Agency slapped a compliance order on Lyttelton Port Co for its slow response to the discovery of a banned chemical on one of its tugboats. 

In its first investigation with beefed up powers to monitor hazardous chemicals, the EPA found stores of firefighting foam containing perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) - a banned chemica

TO READ THE FULL STORY ON NEWSROOM PRO

SUBSCRIBE TO PRO

Subscribe now to start a free trial of Newsroom Pro for 28 days.

View our subscription options

Comments

Newsroom does not allow comments directly on this website. We invite all readers who wish to discuss a story or leave a comment to visit us on Twitter or Facebook. We also welcome your news tips and feedback via email: contact@newsroom.co.nz. Thank you.

With thanks to our partners