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Pollution data may be worthless

By Shami Sivasubramanian & Michael Koziol Sydney Ports has warned that data collected by additional air quality monitors at the White Bay Cruise Terminal may be compromised. The government body promised extra monitoring at or near residential properties close to the terminal, in response to complaints from residents about air and noise pollution. But in […]

Residents ship out of White Bay

A handful of Balmain residents intend to vacate their properties for up to six weeks to avoid the peak season at the White Bay cruise ship terminal. Since the facility’s inception in April last year, a small group of residents have lodged recurrent complaints with Sydney Ports about air and noise pollution at the site. […]

Unrest at White Bay over fumes

Residents of Balmain are demanding action from the Sydney Ports Authority on what they describe as "extreme pollution" emanating from ships at the White Bay cruise terminal. The Sea Princess, which docked on the recent long weekend, was the subject of particular grievance, with locals describing toxic fumes and a lingering smell detectable for more […]