This throws a massive spotlight on this contamination issue which is an ongoing cause of distress for community members.

From the article,

“Up to 40,000 people who live and work on land contaminated by the chemical compound PFAS are suing the Australian Government, arguing their property values have plummeted”.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-29/erin-brockovich-australia-class-action-pfas-contamination/11645312?sf222413739