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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Elevated levels of TCE detected at five Beverley homes: EPAsuburb of Beverley have been offered temporary relocation after high levels of
Elevated levels of TCE detected at five Beverley homes: EPA
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
suburb of Beverley have been offered temporary relocation after high levels of a toxic contaminant were recorded during Environment Protection Authority testing. Key points: Trichloroethene (TCE) was once a widely used degreaser and elevated... Read more
6h
Adelaide Now
Five Beverley homes face evacuationtesting is likely. Two of these properties are expected to have internal ventil
Five Beverley homes face evacuation
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 hours ago
testing is likely. Two of these properties are expected to have internal ventilation systems installed in August. The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has informed property owners of the results and the next steps required for further... Read more
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The Border Mail
Firearms back in holsters at clubClay Target Club has been ordered to hold fire on any more shooting during an i
Firearms back in holsters at club
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Clay Target Club has been ordered to hold fire on any more shooting during an investigation into lead contamination. The Environment Protection Authority Victoria has officially issued the club with two notices to cease shooting and obtain a full... Read more
3d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Farmer left in limbo by NSW Government's mine deal— especially when it comes to dust and noise," the statement said. "In respons
Farmer left in limbo by NSW Government's mine deal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
— especially when it comes to dust and noise," the statement said. "In response to community concerns, the Department and Environment Protection Authority have commissioned an independent expert review of dust management and monitoring on the... Read more
3d
Northern Daily Leader
Farmer’s story to be broadcast tonightappropriate to require that Pat’s property was purchased by the mine before the
Farmer’s story to be broadcast tonight
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
appropriate to require that Pat’s property was purchased by the mine before the mine was approved,” she said. Last year, Environment Protection Authority officer Simon Smith, who has since retired, investigated complaints from Mr Murphy and his... Read more
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Canberra Times
Tuggeranong residents still find Mugga Lane tip smell on the nosefor Brindabella Nicole Lawder asked what was being done to address the issue.
Tuggeranong residents still find Mugga Lane tip smell on the nose
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
for Brindabella Nicole Lawder asked what was being done to address the issue. She questioned whether staffing at the Environment Protection Authority was adequate. "Despite complaints… you have been unable to determine the source of the... Read more
5d
The Daily Mercury
Dawson candidates talk about the Carmichael projectowners, farmers, and communities deserve a say. The Greens will establish an i
Dawson candidates talk about the Carmichael project
The Daily Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
owners, farmers, and communities deserve a say. The Greens will establish an independent watchdog, the National Environment Protection Authority (NEPA); create a new Environment Act as the next generation of strong national environment... Read more
8d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Liverpool council accused of dumping asbestos near homesaway from his property on Rickard Road last July, one of at least 22 sites pote
Liverpool council accused of dumping asbestos near homes
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
away from his property on Rickard Road last July, one of at least 22 sites potentially contaminated by landfill. The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is investigating claims Liverpool council illegally dumped the waste, which could have... Read more
9d
Daily Liberal
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
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9d
The Border Mail
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
The Courier
EPA orders council to map tip boundariesThe Environment Protection Authority has ordered Ballarat City Council to map t
EPA orders council to map tip boundaries
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
The Environment Protection Authority has ordered Ballarat City Council to map the exact boundaries of its former Black Hill landfill. CONCERNED: Duggan Street resident Mark Hosking at the site of a 2012 excavation of land near the former Black Hill... Read more
9d
Northern Daily Leader
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
Northern Daily Leader
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
The Young Witness
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
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The Young Witness
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
Western Advocate
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
Western Advocate
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
Kiama Independent
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
Manning River Times
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
Manning River Times / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
Goondiwindi Argus
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
The North West Star
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
Daily Liberal
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
The Border Mail
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
Illawarra Mercury
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
The Courier
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losersbudget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion.
NSW Budget 2016: Winners and losers
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
budget of the Office and Heritage about 3 per cent to a record $1.707 billion. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
9d
Sydney Morning Herald
NSW Budget 2016: winners and losersin coal royalties over the next four years than was predicted just a year ago.
NSW Budget 2016: winners and losers
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
in coal royalties over the next four years than was predicted just a year ago. There will be almost $170 million for the Environment Protection Authority, which will expand it staff numbers by about 7.5 per cent to 529. The EPA is also getting... Read more
82 related stories
11d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Green light for port despite endangered shorebird threatwhich was originally built as a small wharf for exporting plantation wood chips
Green light for port despite endangered shorebird threat
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
which was originally built as a small wharf for exporting plantation wood chips, was referred to the Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NTEPA) as an oil and gas industry service hub under a Notice of Intent in May 2014. In the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Mill not being fast-trackedTHE Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and Planning NSW will have to give t
Mill not being fast-tracked
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
THE Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and Planning NSW will have to give the go ahead before work on a new timber mill near Bathurst can begin. THE Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and Planning NSW will have to give the go ahead before... Read more
15d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clean-up begins of dead livestock washed away by floodwatersTasmanian floods: Clean up of dead livestock begins after cattle, sheep washed
Clean-up begins of dead livestock washed away by floodwaters
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
Tasmanian floods: Clean up of dead livestock begins after cattle, sheep washed down waterways Tasmania's Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is preparing for the task of removing dead livestock washed away in last week's devastating floods. Key... Read more
15d
Northern Daily Leader
Legume adds its voice to rubbish protestanything else would be too costly. The costings will be wrong on this, too. “C
Legume adds its voice to rubbish protest
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 days ago
anything else would be too costly. The costings will be wrong on this, too. “Council received grant money from the EPA (Environment Protection Authority) to set up the transfer station, and it’s working well. I’d be lucky to fill one wheelie bin... Read more
16d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tim LamacraftWest Wimmera man caught illegally dumping building waste has incurred clean-up
Tim Lamacraft
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
West Wimmera man caught illegally dumping building waste has incurred clean-up costs of nearly $100,000 Victoria's Environment Protection Authority (EPA) says. The Horsham council is concerned the final say over a controversial mining... Read more
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16d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Asbestos dumped outside Sydney food service businessat work yesterday to find the waste at the front of the business on The Crescen
Asbestos dumped outside Sydney food service business
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
at work yesterday to find the waste at the front of the business on The Crescent in Kingsgrove. A spokesman for the Environment Protection Authority said up to three trailer loads of waste had been dumped in the industrial area. "The... Read more
17d
The Young Witness
Mobile phone footage helps EPA catch illegal dumperThe NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued a penalty notice and
Mobile phone footage helps EPA catch illegal dumper
The Young Witness / Posted 17 days ago
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued a penalty notice and fined a business man from Young $4,000 for the unlawful transport and disposal of septic tank waste onto a property at Bigga, near Crookwell. The NSW Environment... Read more
18d
Canberra Times
Seniors lose sleep from noise on new hospital construction siteabout 120 private suites plus 16 secure suites for residents living with dement
Seniors lose sleep from noise on new hospital construction site
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
about 120 private suites plus 16 secure suites for residents living with dementia. An ACT Health spokesman said the Environment Protection Authority had been in contact with head contractor Brookfield Multiplex in regards to this issue, and... Read more
20d
Illawarra Mercury
Black creek video takes off, stirs EPASunday, the water completely black from coal dust. It then flows to the sea, a
Black creek video takes off, stirs EPA
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 days ago
Sunday, the water completely black from coal dust. It then flows to the sea, and Ms Osborn demands action be taken by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA). “Every time there’s a serious amount of rain the creek runs black like this,” she... Read more
20d
Weekly Times
Goat farm flies under EPA radardiscuss the goat farm proposal. A MAJOR goat farm proposed for the outskirts o
Goat farm flies under EPA radar
Weekly Times / Posted 20 days ago
discuss the goat farm proposal. A MAJOR goat farm proposed for the outskirts of Geelong does not require a ruling by the Environment Protection Authority, to the surprise of residents. The EPA last week granted approval for a goat farm to house... Read more
21d
The Border Mail
Victoria to stop pumping out carbon dioxide by 2050, Premier Daniel Andrews promisesof solar panels linked to at-home battery storage. Changes backed include givi
Victoria to stop pumping out carbon dioxide by 2050, Premier Daniel Andrews promises
The Border Mail / Posted 21 days ago
of solar panels linked to at-home battery storage. Changes backed include giving the government the power to direct the Environment Protection Authority to limit greenhouse emissions from an industrial site, and require it to set rolling... Read more
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21d
The Courier
Victoria to stop pumping out carbon dioxide by 2050, Premier Daniel Andrews promisesof solar panels linked to at-home battery storage. Changes backed include givi
Victoria to stop pumping out carbon dioxide by 2050, Premier Daniel Andrews promises
The Courier / Posted 21 days ago
of solar panels linked to at-home battery storage. Changes backed include giving the government the power to direct the Environment Protection Authority to limit greenhouse emissions from an industrial site, and require it to set rolling... Read more
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21d
The Age
Victorian climate laws face massive overhaul including new emissions targetsMs Neville ruled out this latter proposal on Thursday.Giving the EPA teeth on g
Victorian climate laws face massive overhaul including new emissions targets
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
Ms Neville ruled out this latter proposal on Thursday.Giving the EPA teeth on greenhouse gases The review also argues the Environment Protection Authority should have the power to restrict greenhouse gases from major industrial plants in the state... Read more
21d
The Age
Victoria to stop pumping out carbon dioxide by 2050, Premier promisesof solar panels linked to at-home battery storage. Changes backed include givi
Victoria to stop pumping out carbon dioxide by 2050, Premier promises
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
of solar panels linked to at-home battery storage. Changes backed include giving the government the power to direct the Environment Protection Authority to limit greenhouse emissions from an industrial site, and require it to set rolling... Read more
21d
The Border Mail
Lead woes flowwe’re battling to survive.” The ground and Wangaratta Clay Target Club have be
Lead woes flow
The Border Mail / Posted 21 days ago
we’re battling to survive.” The ground and Wangaratta Clay Target Club have been cordoned off as precautionary measures. Environment Protection Authority Victoria North East manager Clare Kiely said the household with contaminated drinking water... Read more
22d
Daily Examiner
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday
Daily Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said the Greens were committed to rolling out an independent environment watchdog - the National Environment Protection Authority - and a "new generation of environment la... Read more
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Northern Star
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday
Northern Star / Posted 22 days ago
1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said the Greens were committed to rolling out an independent environment watchdog - the National Environment Protection Authority - and a "new generation of environment la... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday
The Daily Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said the Greens were committed to rolling out an independent environment watchdog - the National Environment Protection Authority - and a "new generation of environment la... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said the Greens were committed to rolling out an independent environment watchdog - the National Environment Protection Authority - and a "new generation of environment la... Read more
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Queensland Times
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday
Queensland Times / Posted 22 days ago
1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said the Greens were committed to rolling out an independent environment watchdog - the National Environment Protection Authority - and a "new generation of environment la... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said the Greens were committed to rolling out an independent environment watchdog - the National Environment Protection Authority - and a "new generation of environment la... Read more
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News Mail
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said
CAMPAIGN TRAIL: The promises that were made yesterday
News Mail / Posted 22 days ago
1 this year - one day before the Federal Election. Senator Larissa Waters said the Greens were committed to rolling out an independent environment watchdog - the National Environment Protection Authority - and a "new generation of environment la... Read more
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