After news broke that large quantities of asbestos were being illegally dumped in NSW, Unions NSW

house with asbestos

suggested a construction industry funded scheme to have asbestos removed throughout the state. They say this will prevent the illegal dumping and possible deadly exposure to the substance.

The union urged the state government to address the problem with union secretary Mark Lennon saying an asbestos eradication fund should be established by applying a small levy on new construction materials.

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