New Zealand EPA monitoring removal of banned firefighting foams from Dunedin Airport

28 August, 2019

New Zealand's Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) stated PFOS firefighting foam was found at Dunedin Airport (Radio NZ/Stuff, 27-Aug-2019). The banned substance was identified after internal checks, and the EPA will now monitor its safe disposal. The EPA stated: "Affected parties have accepted their responsibilities and demonstrated a positive attitude to resolving their issues".