It’s now easier to dob in a dirty polluter
The State’s environmental watchdog has partnered with Crime Stoppers WA so people can anonymously report activities they suspect are damaging the environment.
The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) relies on information from the community and this new collaboration provides a safe platform for people to share evidence concerning suspected water and environmental crimes.
Pollution Response Senior Manager Ken Raine told Karl O’Callaghan people can be reluctant to report pollution for fear of retribution, so this allows them to do it anonymously.
The new online reporting system complements DWER’s existing 24-hour 1300 784 782 Pollution Watch Hotline.
To make a report, visit Crime Stoppers WA
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