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6366 - HEALTH IMPACTS OF WESTCONNEX WORKS AT FORMER ALEXANDRIA LANDFILL SITE

Leong, Jenny to the Minister for Western Sydney, Minister for WestConnex, and Minister for Sport
  1. Is there available information to demonstrate that local residents have not been subjected to known carcinogens such as benzene as a result of WestConnex excavations on the former Alexandria Landfill site?
  2. Is there available information to demonstrate that standard practices for safe landfill operations have been undertaken including:
    1. Covering exposed and disturbed areas daily with high-density polyethylene (HDPE) material;
    2. Transporting the leachate which can't be quickly treated onsite to off-site leachate treatment facilities?
Answer -

I am advised:

Environmental issues are managed in accordance with Planning Approval Conditions and Construction Environmental Management Plans.

Question asked on 10 August 2017 (session 56-1) and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 143
Answer received on 14 September 2017 and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 146