Illegal asbestos dumping: review of issues and initiatives

John Bell 

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA)

Published 2016-03-16

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA) has published a report prepared by ACIL Allen on issues associated with the illegal dumping of asbestos containing materials (ACMs) in Australia and non-regulatory initiatives state, territory and local governments are taking to combat this dumping. The report provides illustrative examples of initiatives governments are taking in seeking to minimise the illegal dumping of ACMs, and provides estimates of the total amount of illegally dumped ACMs across Australia together with an estimate of the cost of cleaning illegally dumped ACMs.

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