Qantas issued with investigation notice over toxic chemical spill

    Qantas was issued with an investigation notice by Queensland’s Environment Department over the toxic chemical spill at Brisbane Airport (9news, 21-Apr-2017). Queensland’s Environment Department executive director Andrew Connor stated the notice put the onus on Qantas to monitor and report the effects of the spill. Preliminary test results of the waterways around Boggy Creek show levels of the chemical have dropped to safe levels for recreational purposes, however, warnings remain in place to avoid eating marine animals caught in the area.