Grant Council audits waste handling sites

GRANT District Council has carried out a desktop audit of waste handling sites within its boundary following community uproar over the Sandyridge quarry asbestos application.

With the outcome of the Cafpirco Road Sandyridge application yet to be resolved, council has reviewed approvals linked to other EPA-licensed waste sites across the district.

The approvals focused on what type of activities occurred on the properties, including whether they handled potentially deadly asbestos material.

Six sites were identified as having EPA and council approval to conduct waste handling activities.

These waste site include Sandyridge Holdings at Compton, Caroline Landfill operated by Mount Gambier


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