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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.


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