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CFA training centres contamination

EPA is coordinating testing to better understand potential impacts from perfluorinated compounds used at CFA training centres.

CFA training site

Environmental monitoring

  • 7 Oct 2015 Business as usual at CFA Wangaratta training centre A local reference group established to ensure a co-ordinated response to potential legacy contamination at the Country Fire Authority’s (CFA) Wangaratta training facility has advised that the facility will remain open and it is business as usual.
  • 6 Oct 2015 Update – poor air quality in Brooklyn and South Geelong The Melbourne region is today experiencing poor air quality, resulting from dust being generated by hot, dry conditions and strong winds.
  • 6 Oct 2015 Poor air quality in Brooklyn and South Geelong Periods of poor air quality are likely in Brooklyn today as the Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting strong northerly winds until a south-westerly change arrives later this afternoon.
  • 5 Oct 2015 Air quality data back online Air quality monitoring data on EPA’s website is back online after technical issues caused it to temporarily go offline over the weekend.

Page last updated on 10 Oct 2015