Occupational and Environmental: Fears of toxicity in water

18 Feb 2021 - Environment

Banana Shire residents could have previously ingested PFAS chemicals in drinking water, claims a former employee of a power station touted as “nil discharge” when it was constructed. Last week, CS Energy revealed toxic PFAS chemicals had been detected in groundwater near the Callide Power Station. The polyfluoroalkyl substance’s link to liver damage, thyroid disease, decreased fertility, high cholesterol, obesity, hormone suppression and cancer is being studied by scientists around the world.

Courier Mail; 18/02/2021; Page 1​