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Revealed: asbestos-contaminated waste found in landscaping material at new Sydney housing estate site – The Guardian

Whistleblowers say contaminated soil used to make ‘turf underlay’ at Oran Park site, a development of 25,000 homes

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Asbestos-contaminated waste has been dumped at one of Sydneys newest building projects after having been passed off as safe landscaping, according to whistleblowers.
Guardian Australia has spoken to multiple people who have revealed that contaminated soil was processed into a product known as turf underlay then taken to at least one new suburb, Oran Park, which will eventually be home to 25,000 households near Camden on Sydneys south-west fringe.
The whistleblowers have provided pictures and r…

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