Authorities and the company responsible for 100,000 litres of PFAS-contaminated water which was released into the Shoalhaven River remain tight-lipped about its environmental impact.
Geoffrey Pratt used to work spraying weeds for the Tasmanian Hydro Electric Commission. Now he's among a group of former workers who say that job has left them with a bitter legacy of health problems.
At least 19 former hydro workers in Tasmania are seeking compensation, saying they were exposed to dangerous chemicals which has left them with chronic health conditions.
Pharmaceutical supplier Sigma Healthcare will face shareholder questions over claims that it failed to properly handle a range of popular over-the-counter and prescription drugs.
A Californian jury orders chemical giant Monsanto to pay $2 billion to a couple who say they contracted cancer after using the commonly used weedkiller, Roundup.
A Hobart council study finds its yearly weed-killing bill would rise from $114,000 for the "probably carcinogenic" Roundup, to $1.7 million for a steam process.
The Australian Workers' Union demands tougher regulation following Friday's blaze at a waste storage business that injured two workers and spewed thick black smoke over Melbourne.
A Federal Court ruling in the United States in favour of a man suffering from cancer has turned the spotlight again to one of the most commonly used global chemicals.
Purdue Pharma agrees to a payout rather than face a jury after being accused of deceptively marketing painkillers and helping to create an addiction epidemic sweeping the US.
After more than a decade on the drawing board, a farmer and an engineer say they have created a generator that runs off green waste, recycles its emissions, and costs virtually nothing.