Fifty tonnes of illegally dumped waste discovered in the Hunter Economic Zone at Kurri Kurri

Investigators from the Hunter/Central Coast Regional Illegal Dumping are requesting the help of anyone who may have seen a B-Double truck in the vicinity of the Hunter Economic Zone (HEZ), after dark on Monday night.   

Investigators from the Hunter/Central Coast Regional Illegal Dumping are requesting the help of anyone who may have seen a B-Double truck in the vicinity of the Hunter Economic Zone (HEZ), after dark on Monday night.

People arriving to work at the HEZ this morning found about 50 tonnes of building and demolition waste had been dumped just near a roundabout overnight.Investigators from the RID Squad examined the scene today and have taken a number of documents for further examination.

Coordinator of the Hunter/Central Coast RID Squad, Rob Robertson, said the recovered documents point to leads in the Sydney area.

“We will be following those up and chasing the evidence trail back to the source where the truck was loaded,” Mr Robertson said.

“To help us with our investigation, we would like to hear from anyone who may have seen a B-Double in the area around the HEZ last night.

The RID Squad can be contacted on 4921 0171.The Hunter/Central Coast Regional Illegal Dumping Squad is a joint project between the NSW Environmental Protection Authority and local Councils.

 22 February, 2017