Firefighting Foams Containing Toxic PFAS Chemicals Banned in NSW [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Firefighting Foams Containing Toxic PFAS Chemicals Banned in NSW [Headlines]

Police have expanded their search for remains linked to Sydney businesswoman, Melissa Caddick. More news headlines.

By Hope NewsroomMonday 1 Mar 2021NewsReading Time: 1 minute

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team. You can listen to hourly bulletin updates at hopenews.com.au.

Firefighting foams containing toxic PFAS chemicals are being banned in New South Wales.

The foams will only be used in catastrophic or special circumstances.

Police have expanded their search for remains linked to Sydney businesswoman, Melissa Caddick.

They are working to determine if there are any links to remains found on separate South Coast beaches over the weekend.

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New safety measures are being promised by Uber Eats to help protect its food delivery riders.

The company will distribute reflective vests and use its app to try and identify if workers are wearing helmets.

Myanmar has suffered its bloodiest day of protests against last month’s military coup.

The United Nations Human Rights Office says at least 18 protesters have been killed and more than thirty others wounded.

47 Prominent opposition figures in Hong Kong have been arrested and charged with subversion.

They’re due in court today.

The first Rex flight from Melbourne to Sydney has arrived, marking the airline’s move into the metro market.

The regional airline is hoping to expand operations later in the year.