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Defence's methodology and reporting questioned over toxic foam report -

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Communities near 12 contaminated defence bases are calling on the Federal Government to properly explain results of recent groundwater testing.

The Defence Department yesterday released a 1000 page scientific report on the presence of toxic foam chemicals in the communities' water sources.

But some scientists question Defence's methodology.


Dr Mariann Lloyd Smith, National Toxic Network
Gai Brodtmann, Federal Shadow Defence Minister
Xavier Schobben, Director of Environmental Health NT
Jenny Hill, Townsville Mayor