Council to take action over 'absolutely putrid' odours

Matt Dennien
By Matt Dennien
Updated March 19 2019 - 11:47am, first published 9:30am
The EPA has identified a number of sources for a recent increase in odour complaints in Londgford, including the nearby JBS meatworks, TasWater wastewater plant and Paton Street sewage pump station. Picture: File

The Northern Midlands council voted to take action on long-running odour concerns on Monday, after a spate of complaints from residents led one councillor on a late-night investigation to find the smell in Longford "absolutely putrid".


Matt Dennien

Matt Dennien


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