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2014/07/28 09:05
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CHEMICAL giant Orica has been hit with more than $750,000 in penalties for a series of pollution incidents, including the 2011 leakage of toxic hexavalent chromium near Newcastle. THE Environment...
2014/07/28 09:05
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2014/07/28 04:55
2014/07/28 04:55
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A seal has swum all the way along the Yarra River from Port Phillip Bay, playing and catching two big fish before ending up in South Yarra. A seal has swum all the way along the Yarra River from Port...
2014/07/27 04:26
2014/07/27 04:26
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McArthur River mine's burning waste rock pile sparks health, environmental concerns among Gulf of Carpentaria Aboriginal groups Deep in the Gulf of Carpentaria, a waste rock pile has been smouldering...
2014/07/25 03:48
2014/07/25 03:48
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Foreshore walk in Kurnell. Photo: Tamara Dean The NSW Environment Protection Authority is investigating the discharge of about 3.1 million litres of partially treated effluent from the Cronulla Waste...
2014/07/24 01:20
2014/07/24 01:20
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Maurice Newman Photo: Louise Kennerley Prominent businessman Maurice Newman says he has been “disinvited” from a community consultative committee for a proposed wind farm in the state’s southern...
2014/07/23 18:55
2014/07/23 18:55
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The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has begun an investigation into the death of about 30 native birds at Bingara. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has begun an investigation...
2014/07/23 00:19
2014/07/23 00:19
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Baird government plans to adorn its buildings with solar panels and ease the way for more wind farms. New South Wales aims to be “Australia’s answer to California”, accelerating the use of renewable...
2014/07/21 14:04
2014/07/21 14:04
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APOLOGISING for poor government communication over the Clovelly Park contamination scandal, embattled Environment Minister Ian Hunter has promised to “co-design a new engagement paradigm”. Mr Hunter...
2014/07/21 12:05
2014/07/21 12:05
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South Australia's environment minister has been accused of dodging questions on groundwater contamination in Adelaide's suburbs. Ian Hunter appeared before a budget estimates hearing on Monday, with...
2014/07/20 06:34
2014/07/20 06:34
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... children have been born into these homes. How do we know they are not at risk?” These were the kinds of assurances Clovelly Park and Mitchell Park residents were looking for as they gathered at...
2014/07/20 04:57
2014/07/20 04:57
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WASTING less and saving more has become a lot easier for Coffs Coast businesses thanks to a scheme introduced by Coffs Harbour, Bellingen and Nambucca Valley Councils. Partnering with Coffs Coast...
2014/07/16 21:19
2014/07/16 21:19
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WANGARATTA Council’s decision to approve Bruck Textiles Technologies’ plans to turn over part of its factory site to residential development has come sharply back into focus. WANGARATTA Council’s...
2014/07/15 05:17
2014/07/15 05:17
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Chemical contamination nothing new: Hunter WHERE better for a besieged minister to seek refuge than a koala sanctuary in the Adelaide Hills? SOUTH Australian environment minister Ian Hunter visited...
2014/07/14 18:56
2014/07/14 18:56
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ALARMING figures have emerged revealing Armidale has an astonishing 34 per cent of the state’s potential “high risk” Crown land contamination sites. ALARMING figures have emerged revealing Armidale...
2014/07/14 18:56
2014/07/14 18:56
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OPPONENTS of Baiada Poultry’s $82 million broiler operation at Manilla are yet to decide if they will challenge the project’s approval in court. OPPONENTS of Baiada Poultry’s $82 million broiler...
2014/07/12 15:04
2014/07/12 15:04
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THE chair of the besieged Environment Protection Authority has defended the agency’s handling of the Clovelly Park contamination scandal. EPA chairwoman Mia Handshin said her board was “fully...
2014/07/11 12:16
2014/07/11 12:16
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Plans to ban plastic bags from Illawarra stores have been shut down by supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths, who have rejected Wollongong City Council's requests to have the bags removed. Plans to...
2014/07/09 22:26
2014/07/09 22:26
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Cancer-causing TCE contamination a risk for another Adelaide suburb, Hendon Some Hendon residents of Adelaide's west are facing the same cancer-causing toxic contaminant which is affecting Clovelly...
2014/07/09 00:18
2014/07/09 00:18
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Marion councillors ask why Clovelly Park residents weren’t told about toxic vapours, soil Distressed Clovelly Park residents are packing up their homes after a toxic fumes scare, an Aldinga man's...
2014/07/08 07:26
2014/07/08 07:26
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A recorded phone call from a union representative telling a Melbourne developer to "forget about the law" and that his site would be shut down if the company cooperated with the industry watchdog has...
2014/07/28 09:05
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