This Day in History: 2000-05-24

A public meeting was held at Morangup to discuss the phenol tar problem. Minister for the Environment, Cheryl Edwardes, met Shire President Adrian Bolton, Cr. Glenn Melton and Cr. Graham Bairstow and affected residents. The Minister announced that $1.2 million would be allocated to clean up the phenol waste at Morangup, which was expected to have been cleaned up by Christmas.

Toodyay herald, May 2000, p.5; June 2000, p.5.