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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Liverpool residents target council over proposed rate risebe made, they should be made, but they're not making tough calls where they nee
Liverpool residents target council over proposed rate rise
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
be made, they should be made, but they're not making tough calls where they need to be made," he said. The New South Wales Environment Protection Authority has been investigating several sites possibly affected by contaminated landfill, which could... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Dead turtles found in Bellingeron the Bellinger found around a number of distressed and dead turtles upstream
Dead turtles found in Bellinger
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
on the Bellinger found around a number of distressed and dead turtles upstream from Lavenders Bridge. They alerted the Environment Protection Authority (EPA). The Authority said so far 30 turtles have been recovered by National Parks and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Store owner says fire was deliberatehas been found in a Camden industrial unit which was damaged in a fire overnigh
Store owner says fire was deliberate
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
has been found in a Camden industrial unit which was damaged in a fire overnight and investigators from the Environment Protection Authority and Camden Council have been called to the scene. The fire started in an exterior... Read more
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Manning River Times
Free chemical cleanout for householdsGREATER Taree City Council, Midwaste and the NSW Environment Protection Authori
Free chemical cleanout for households
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
GREATER Taree City Council, Midwaste and the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) are working together to provide local residents with a free, safe and easy disposal method for any unwanted or out-of-date household chemicals. GREATER Taree... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Triabunna mill site work was lawful, owners saysaid. The statement said the decommissioning began last October, after the two
Triabunna mill site work was lawful, owners say
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
said. The statement said the decommissioning began last October, after the two-year period and a plan was submitted to the Environment Protection Authority (EPA). EPA director Alex Schaap said his organisation had found no significant issues with... Read more
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Herald Sun
Melbourne’s dirtiest beach revealedThe Environment Protection Authority is trying to work out what has caused the
Melbourne’s dirtiest beach revealed
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
The Environment Protection Authority is trying to work out what has caused the decline in water quality at Mentone beach. Picture: Derrick den Hollander THERE’S something polluting Mentone beach, and even the Environment Protection Authority can’t... Read more
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Herald Sun
Legs at tip identified: NSW Healthof the situation. The Health Pathology spokesman told AAP there have not been
Legs at tip identified: NSW Health
Herald Sun / Posted 12 days ago
of the situation. The Health Pathology spokesman told AAP there have not been any calls from concerned families. The Environment Protection Authority is still investigating how the clinical waste came to be left at the depot. Most popular... Read more
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Weekly Times
Legs at tip identified: NSW Healthof the situation. The Health Pathology spokesman told AAP there have not been
Legs at tip identified: NSW Health
Weekly Times / Posted 12 days ago
of the situation. The Health Pathology spokesman told AAP there have not been any calls from concerned families. The Environment Protection Authority is still investigating how the clinical waste came to be left at the depot. Most popular... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Legs at tip identified: NSW Healthof the situation. The Health Pathology spokesman told AAP there have not been
Legs at tip identified: NSW Health
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
of the situation. The Health Pathology spokesman told AAP there have not been any calls from concerned families. The Environment Protection Authority is still investigating how the clinical waste came to be left at the depot. Most popular... Read more
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News.com.au
Legs at tip identified: NSW Healthof the situation. The Health Pathology spokesman told AAP there have not been
Legs at tip identified: NSW Health
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
of the situation. The Health Pathology spokesman told AAP there have not been any calls from concerned families. The Environment Protection Authority is still investigating how the clinical waste came to be left at the depot. Originally... Read more
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The Courier
Watt the!on Friday, who had then given residents advice on drinking water. "Australia's
Watt the!
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
on Friday, who had then given residents advice on drinking water. "Australia's LARGEST battery". PICTURE: Lachlan Bence “Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) was contacted by a property owner on Friday 15 April to advise that a fire... Read more
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Energy Business Review
Hydro Tasmania reports diesel fuel spill at Meadowbank power station site Hydro Tasmania has advised the Environment Protection Authority of a spill of
Hydro Tasmania reports diesel fuel spill at Meadowbank power station site
Energy Business Review / Posted 13 days ago
Hydro Tasmania has advised the Environment Protection Authority of a spill of diesel fuel at Meadowbank Power Station. The spill of approximately 500 litres of fuel occurred... Read more
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The Courier
Watt the!on Friday, who had then given residents advice on drinking water. "Australia's
Watt the!
The Courier / Posted 13 days ago
on Friday, who had then given residents advice on drinking water. "Australia's LARGEST battery". PICTURE: Lachlan Bence “Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) was contacted by a property owner on Friday 15 April to advise that a fire... Read more
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Northern Star
New quarry for Northern Rivers will bring more jobsoperate between 7.00am and 6.00pm Mondays to Fridays and from 8.00am to 1.00pm
New quarry for Northern Rivers will bring more jobs
Northern Star / Posted 13 days ago
operate between 7.00am and 6.00pm Mondays to Fridays and from 8.00am to 1.00pm on Saturdays. "The quarry agreed with the Environment Protection Authority to reduce its originally proposed hours of operation on Saturdays from 13 hours to five... Read more
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Literary Minded
Action and inaction, transparency and secrecy in the NT – The Northern Mythis it safe to swim in or eat seafood from Rapid and Ludmilla Creeks was left un
Action and inaction, transparency and secrecy in the NT – The Northern Myth
Literary Minded / Posted 14 days ago
is it safe to swim in or eat seafood from Rapid and Ludmilla Creeks was left unanswered by the NT EPA. Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority and the Department of Health have joined forces to undertake preliminary investigations into... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Smoke from Tasmania regeneration burns seen in satellite imagerywere only conducted if they complied with the state's Coordinated Smoke Managem
Smoke from Tasmania regeneration burns seen in satellite imagery
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
were only conducted if they complied with the state's Coordinated Smoke Management System, which was developed with the Environment Protection Authority. It controls the amount of smoke that is allowed to be released each day in different... Read more
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The North West Star
Residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Residents slam government response
The North West Star / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Residents slam government response
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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The Border Mail
Residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Residents slam government response
The Border Mail / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Residents slam government response
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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The Courier
Residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Residents slam government response
The Courier / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Residents slam government response
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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The Young Witness
Residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Residents slam government response
The Young Witness / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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Western Advocate
Residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Residents slam government response
Western Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Residents slam government response
Kiama Independent / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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Manning River Times
Residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Residents slam government response
Manning River Times / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Residents slam government response
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
What's happening to the water in Williamtown?which is part of an internationally designated wetlands refuge for migratory sh
What's happening to the water in Williamtown?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
which is part of an internationally designated wetlands refuge for migratory shorebirds. The Department of Defence and NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) have known for almost four years that noxious chemicals in fire-fighting foam were... Read more
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Kiama Independent
What's happening to the water in Williamtown?which is part of an internationally designated wetlands refuge for migratory sh
What's happening to the water in Williamtown?
Kiama Independent / Posted 17 days ago
which is part of an internationally designated wetlands refuge for migratory shorebirds. The Department of Defence and NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) have known for almost four years that noxious chemicals in fire-fighting foam were... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Abandoned: Williamtown residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Abandoned: Williamtown residents slam government response
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
15 related stories
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The Young Witness
Abandoned: Williamtown residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Abandoned: Williamtown residents slam government response
The Young Witness / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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Western Advocate
Abandoned: Williamtown residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Abandoned: Williamtown residents slam government response
Western Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Abandoned: Williamtown residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Abandoned: Williamtown residents slam government response
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
15 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Abandoned: Williamtown residents slam government responsenear Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of busin
Abandoned: Williamtown residents slam government response
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
near Williamtown, property prices have plummeted and fisheries are out of business,” she said. "At the end of the day, the Environment Protection Authority does not have jurisdiction over the defence department. "It's made it clear that the only... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Botany mercury risk is low, independent review findsbeen one of the most thorough investigations of its type in Australia," said th
Botany mercury risk is low, independent review finds
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 18 days ago
been one of the most thorough investigations of its type in Australia," said the chief environmental regulator for the NSW Environment Protection Authority, Mark Gifford. The EPA commissioned the reviews in 2013 following community concerns and... Read more
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The Young Witness
Botany mercury risk is low, independent review findsbeen one of the most thorough investigations of its type in Australia," said th
Botany mercury risk is low, independent review finds
The Young Witness / Posted 18 days ago
been one of the most thorough investigations of its type in Australia," said the chief environmental regulator for the NSW Environment Protection Authority, Mark Gifford. The EPA commissioned the reviews in 2013 following community concerns and... Read more
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Western Advocate
Botany mercury risk is low, independent review findsbeen one of the most thorough investigations of its type in Australia," said th
Botany mercury risk is low, independent review finds
Western Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
been one of the most thorough investigations of its type in Australia," said the chief environmental regulator for the NSW Environment Protection Authority, Mark Gifford. The EPA commissioned the reviews in 2013 following community concerns and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Community groups slam Baird government response to EPA inquiry recommendationscommunity groups around the state over its response to the findings of a parlia
Community groups slam Baird government response to EPA inquiry recommendations
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
community groups around the state over its response to the findings of a parliamentary inquiry into the performance of the Environment Protection Authority. Organisations including the Nature Conservation Council, Environmental Justice Australia... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Three fish meals a year': mercury study's conclusionbeen one of the most thorough investigations of its type in Australia," said th
'Three fish meals a year': mercury study's conclusion
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
been one of the most thorough investigations of its type in Australia," said the chief environmental regulator for the NSW Environment Protection Authority, Mark Gifford. The EPA commissioned the reviews in 2013 following community concerns and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Central Coast chicken abattoir fined for environmental breacheshistory. Supreme Poultry and Chickens on Mangrove Mountain was fined $30,000 a
Central Coast chicken abattoir fined for environmental breaches
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
history. Supreme Poultry and Chickens on Mangrove Mountain was fined $30,000 and issued with six official cautions by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) this week after failing to manage its effluent ponds, irrigation areas and waste water... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fire-fighting foam chemicals found in Darwin waterwaysevidence of contamination by toxic fire-fighting foam has been found in Darwin
Fire-fighting foam chemicals found in Darwin waterways
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
evidence of contamination by toxic fire-fighting foam has been found in Darwin waterways, the Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NTEPA) has said. Key points: The NTEPA also announced it had "joined forces" with the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Mercury exposure health risks lowformer Chlor-Alkali plant in the Botany Industrial Park last year. Mark Giffor
Mercury exposure health risks low
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
former Chlor-Alkali plant in the Botany Industrial Park last year. Mark Gifford, chief environmental regulator for the NSW Environment Protection Authority, said it had been “one of the most thorough investigations of its type in Australia” and the... Read more
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Perth Now
Vic town blacks out before tanker rollbut a handful of residents did not get power back until 9pm, as Powercor worked
Vic town blacks out before tanker roll
Perth Now / Posted 26 days ago
but a handful of residents did not get power back until 9pm, as Powercor worked to restore the original fault. The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) said the fuel spread up to 1.5km from the crash site and soil was used to stop it... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Vic town blacks out before tanker rollbut a handful of residents did not get power back until 9pm, as Powercor worked
Vic town blacks out before tanker roll
Adelaide Now / Posted 26 days ago
but a handful of residents did not get power back until 9pm, as Powercor worked to restore the original fault. The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) said the fuel spread up to 1.5km from the crash site and soil was used to stop it... Read more
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News.com.au
Petrol spill clean-up may take weeks: EPAnight. The CFA says 28 people were evacuated from their homes and it is unclea
Petrol spill clean-up may take weeks: EPA
News.com.au / Posted 26 days ago
night. The CFA says 28 people were evacuated from their homes and it is unclear when they will be able to return. The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) says the petrol has spread as far as 1.5km from the crash site and piles of soil have... Read more
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Herald Sun
Vic residents evacuated after petrol spillthe area - it is still extremely dangerous." Once the risk of fire is minimise
Vic residents evacuated after petrol spill
Herald Sun / Posted 26 days ago
the area - it is still extremely dangerous." Once the risk of fire is minimised, the clean up will be co-ordinated by the Environment Protection Authority. The Calder Highway between Bridgewater and Inglewood will remain closed for most of the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Vic residents evacuated after petrol spillthe area - it is still extremely dangerous." Once the risk of fire is minimise
Vic residents evacuated after petrol spill
Weekly Times / Posted 26 days ago
the area - it is still extremely dangerous." Once the risk of fire is minimised, the clean up will be co-ordinated by the Environment Protection Authority. The Calder Highway between Bridgewater and Inglewood will remain closed for most of the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Vic residents evacuated after petrol spillthe area - it is still extremely dangerous." Once the risk of fire is minimise
Vic residents evacuated after petrol spill
The Courier Mail / Posted 26 days ago
the area - it is still extremely dangerous." Once the risk of fire is minimised, the clean up will be co-ordinated by the Environment Protection Authority. The Calder Highway between Bridgewater and Inglewood will remain closed for most of the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)in central Victoria. Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a suspicious fi
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 27 days ago
in central Victoria. Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a suspicious fire at a property in central Victoria. The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined a central Victorian petrol station $6,000 for burning off industrial... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Crowdfunding bid to finance ‘rabbit map’hoped it could help farmers slash rabbit numbers by up to 30%. Approval from t
Crowdfunding bid to finance ‘rabbit map’
Otago Daily Times / Posted 27 days ago
hoped it could help farmers slash rabbit numbers by up to 30%. Approval from the Ministry for Primary Industries and the Environment Protection Authority was required before it could be imported. That process was at the ‘‘very beginning'' and it... Read more
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