James Hardie Industries Legacy Asbestos Fill Sites in NSW Assessment Update 2022

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has carried out a review and assessment of sites in NSW where asbestos waste was historically used to fill land.

December 2022
NSW Environment Protection Authority
  • ISBN 978 1 922778 67 3
  • ID EPA 2022P4072
  • File PDF 0.2MB
  • Pages 11
  • Name 22p4072-legacy-asbestos-fill-sites-update.pdf

This assessment update identifies 50 sites affected by legacy asbestos fill, based on multiple lines of evidence. These sites, which include many individual properties, are mainly in western Sydney and used for residential, business, industrial or open space.

To inform this assessment update, the EPA worked with the relevant local councils and NSW Government agencies to undertake desktop reviews, stakeholder engagement and precautionary testing of soils to check for asbestos.

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