Leppington man unable to sell property after 80 truckloads of toxic waste dumped on rental land

Man who had 80 truckloads of TOXIC waste dumped at his yard calls for solutions on who will clear up the mess stopping him promoting his home

  • Truckloads of poisonous waste was illegally dumped on a western Sydney property
  • The waste was dumped on a Leppington acreage three-and-a-half years in the past
  • Up to 1200 tonnes of bricks, concrete, steel, plastic and fibro was offloaded
  • The house owners now need to promote however are advised no-one will purchase it due to the waste 

A semi-rural property was a dump web site for poisonous waste has left the proprietor livid and unable to promote the property.

Three and a half years in the past property proprietor Jeff Demanuele watched as 80 truckloads turned up and dumped 1,200 tonnes of bricks, concrete, steel, plastic and fibro in a pile at his property at Leppington, western Sydney.

Mr Demanuele and his spouse Rose, who captured the dumping on CCTV, stated the unlawful dump was so brazen in nature {that a} passing council ranger pulled in and spoke to the drivers and took down rego numbers.

However, three years on nobody has been charged and now the couple need to promote the property however have been advised no-one will purchase it because of the poisonous waste.

Three and a half years ago 80 truckloads turned up and unloaded 1,200 tonnes of bricks, concrete, metal, plastic and fibro in a pile on the western Sydney property (pictured)

Owner Jeff Demanuele (pictured) and his wife Rose say three years on no one has been charged and now they want to sell the Leppington property but have been told no-one will buy it due to the toxic waste

Three and a half years in the past 80 truckloads turned up and unloaded 1200 tonnes of bricks, concrete, steel, plastic and fibro in a pile on the western Sydney property (left) and now proprietor Jeff Demanuele (proper) is unable to promote the Leppington acreage

‘I’m shocked and outraged this has occurred and my native council and the Environmental Protection Agency aren’t doing something about it,’ Mr Demanuele advised A Current Affair.

‘They opened the facet gate and advised the tenants that it was all accredited by me.

‘I knew nothing of it and would by no means have allowed that.’

By the time Jeff bought to his property, the vans had completed and his yard was left devastated with waste which Jeff estimates saved the dumpers hundreds of thousands of {dollars} in tipping charges.

He contacted the the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) who got here to research and in three and a half years no progress has been made. 

The NSW EPA web site says they, ‘implement strict legal guidelines referring to unlawful dumping to make sure wrongdoers pay heavy penalties for probably harming human well being and the atmosphere, and deter dumpers from repeating the offence.’

For people discovered waste dumping they are often fined as much as $250,000.

If a company is discovered to be dumping waste, they are often fined as much as $1 million. 

NSW EPA advised A Current Affair there wasn’t sufficient proof to prosecute anybody over the unlawful dumping of the waste. 

Daily Mail Australia has approached the NSW EPA for remark. 

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