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Weekly Times
Goat feedlot proposal wins supportMonday night’s planning meeting. Geelong-based Nuchev, led by former New Zeala
Goat feedlot proposal wins support
Weekly Times / Posted 4 days ago
Monday night’s planning meeting. Geelong-based Nuchev, led by former New Zealand dairy specialist Ben Dingle, already has Environment Protection Authority permission to milk goats to produce low-allergenic infant formula. Up to 14,000 goats would... Read more
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Adelaide Now
New burn-off rules add fuel to residents’ firein parts of the Adelaide Hills will now require council approval to burn off ou
New burn-off rules add fuel to residents’ fire
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
in parts of the Adelaide Hills will now require council approval to burn off outside the fire danger season once a new Environment Protection Authority policy comes into play this week. Those living in the Adelaide Hills Council metropolitan... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
CFA dispute 'eroding confidence' in Victorian fire services, inquiry toldover the past few months."'We lost the trust of the community', EPA concedes T
CFA dispute 'eroding confidence' in Victorian fire services, inquiry told
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
over the past few months."'We lost the trust of the community', EPA concedes The inquiry also heard from the state's Environment Protection Authority (EPA) about its approach to monitoring air quality during bushfires and planned burns. The... Read more
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Northern Star
5 topics for discussion at Richmond Valley Council meetingamendments to, the 2016/17 Renvenue Policy (approved last month) which included
5 topics for discussion at Richmond Valley Council meeting
Northern Star / Posted 7 days ago
amendments to, the 2016/17 Renvenue Policy (approved last month) which included errors to its landfill pricing. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) made changes to the classification of vehicle types and weights which required changes... Read more
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Western Advocate
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creek
Western Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. The EPA fine is for an incident last December where 70 tonnes of coal... Read more
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Kiama Independent
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creek
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. The EPA fine is for an incident last December where 70 tonnes of coal... Read more
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10d
Manning River Times
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creek
Manning River Times / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. The EPA fine is for an incident last December where 70 tonnes of coal... Read more
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10d
Goondiwindi Argus
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creek
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. The EPA fine is for an incident last December where 70 tonnes of coal... Read more
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10d
The North West Star
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creek
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. The EPA fine is for an incident last December where 70 tonnes of coal... Read more
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10d
Daily Liberal
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creek
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. The EPA fine is for an incident last December where 70 tonnes of coal... Read more
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10d
The Border Mail
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creek
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. The EPA fine is for an incident last December where 70 tonnes of coal... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creek
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. The EPA fine is for an incident last December where 70 tonnes of coal... Read more
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10d
The Courier
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creek
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. The EPA fine is for an incident last December where 70 tonnes of coal... Read more
12 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creek
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. The EPA fine is for an incident last December where 70 tonnes of coal... Read more
12 related stories
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The Young Witness
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creek
The Young Witness / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. The EPA fine is for an incident last December where 70 tonnes of coal... Read more
12 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
$30,000 fine for coal spill in Bellambi Creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in Bellambi Creek
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. Black: Another Bellambi Creek coal runoff incident after heavy rain in... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creekfine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused
$30,000 fine for coal spill in creek
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
fine for Wollongong Coal spilling coal pollution into Bellambi Creek has caused the NSW Greens to question whether the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is serious. Black: Another Bellambi Creek coal runoff incident after heavy rain in... Read more
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10d
Herald Sun
Council tips $1.8m on rubbish heaphad recommended that the huge bill be questioned but councillors decided to pay
Council tips $1.8m on rubbish heap
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
had recommended that the huge bill be questioned but councillors decided to pay the bill without dispute. A recent Environment Protection Authority audit found council had not fully paid for its waste disposal at the Clayton South Regional... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Corruption watchdog raids offices of Liverpool Council, ABC understandsresign in March, amid allegations he misled the public about asbestos contamina
Corruption watchdog raids offices of Liverpool Council, ABC understands
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
resign in March, amid allegations he misled the public about asbestos contamination in the area. The ABC revealed the NSW Environment Protection Authority is investigating several sites possibly affected by contaminated landfill, which could have... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Asbestos scare prompts urgent check of new Adelaide hospitalstructures are involved and their locations. Australian Portable Camps said it
Asbestos scare prompts urgent check of new Adelaide hospital
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
structures are involved and their locations. Australian Portable Camps said it was cooperating with SafeWork SA and the Environment Protection Authority to ensure safe disposal of the material and the safety of its workers. More stories from... Read more
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Adelaide Now
2016 Water Industry Alliance awards finaliststhe awards ceremony and presenting the Minister’s Award for Climate Change Lead
2016 Water Industry Alliance awards finalists
Adelaide Now / Posted 13 days ago
the awards ceremony and presenting the Minister’s Award for Climate Change Leadership. The WIA in collaboration with the Environment Protection Authority SA will also be presenting a new award this year for Excellence in Environmental... Read more
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Manning River Times
MidCoastWork will soon commence to remove disused underground petrol tanks throughout t
MidCoast
Manning River Times / Posted 14 days ago
Work will soon commence to remove disused underground petrol tanks throughout the region, funded through the Environment Protection Authority’s Derelict Underground Petroleum Storage System Council Road Reserve Program (Derelict UPSS CRR... Read more
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Manning River Times
MidCoast Council cleans up with $275,000 EPA grant fundingWork will soon commence to remove disused underground petrol tanks throughout t
MidCoast Council cleans up with $275,000 EPA grant funding
Manning River Times / Posted 14 days ago
Work will soon commence to remove disused underground petrol tanks throughout the region, funded through the Environment Protection Authority’s Derelict Underground Petroleum Storage System Council Road Reserve Program (Derelict UPSS CRR... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Queensland slaps ban on toxic foamswhat stocks were left and if any were in use. Questions to NSW Environment Min
Queensland slaps ban on toxic foams
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 16 days ago
what stocks were left and if any were in use. Questions to NSW Environment Minister Mark Speakman were referred to the Environment Protection Authority. A spokesperson said the importation of the chemicals had already been phased out in... Read more
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The Young Witness
Queensland slaps ban on toxic foamswhat stocks were left and if any were in use. Questions to NSW Environment Min
Queensland slaps ban on toxic foams
The Young Witness / Posted 16 days ago
what stocks were left and if any were in use. Questions to NSW Environment Minister Mark Speakman were referred to the Environment Protection Authority. A spokesperson said the importation of the chemicals had already been phased out in... Read more
9 related stories
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Western Advocate
Queensland slaps ban on toxic foamswhat stocks were left and if any were in use. Questions to NSW Environment Min
Queensland slaps ban on toxic foams
Western Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
what stocks were left and if any were in use. Questions to NSW Environment Minister Mark Speakman were referred to the Environment Protection Authority. A spokesperson said the importation of the chemicals had already been phased out in... Read more
9 related stories
16d
Daily Liberal
Queensland slaps ban on toxic foamswhat stocks were left and if any were in use. Questions to NSW Environment Min
Queensland slaps ban on toxic foams
Daily Liberal / Posted 16 days ago
what stocks were left and if any were in use. Questions to NSW Environment Minister Mark Speakman were referred to the Environment Protection Authority. A spokesperson said the importation of the chemicals had already been phased out in... Read more
9 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Queensland slaps ban on toxic foamswhat stocks were left and if any were in use. Questions to NSW Environment Min
Queensland slaps ban on toxic foams
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
what stocks were left and if any were in use. Questions to NSW Environment Minister Mark Speakman were referred to the Environment Protection Authority. A spokesperson said the importation of the chemicals had already been phased out in... Read more
9 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Abandoned coal seam gas wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concernhad been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the
Abandoned coal seam gas wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concern
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
had been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the Department of Industry (DoI) nor the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) could confirm any had been checked. Santos, the other main CSG operator in NSW, has... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Abandoned CSG wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concernhad been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the
Abandoned CSG wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concern
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
had been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the Department of Industry (DoI) nor the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) could confirm any had been checked. Santos, the other main CSG operator in NSW, has... Read more
7 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Abandoned CSG wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concernhad been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the
Abandoned CSG wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concern
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 17 days ago
had been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the Department of Industry (DoI) nor the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) could confirm any had been checked. Santos, the other main CSG operator in NSW, has... Read more
7 related stories
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The Young Witness
Abandoned CSG wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concernhad been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the
Abandoned CSG wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concern
The Young Witness / Posted 17 days ago
had been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the Department of Industry (DoI) nor the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) could confirm any had been checked. Santos, the other main CSG operator in NSW, has... Read more
7 related stories
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Western Advocate
Abandoned CSG wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concernhad been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the
Abandoned CSG wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concern
Western Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
had been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the Department of Industry (DoI) nor the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) could confirm any had been checked. Santos, the other main CSG operator in NSW, has... Read more
7 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Abandoned CSG wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concernhad been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the
Abandoned CSG wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concern
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
had been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the Department of Industry (DoI) nor the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) could confirm any had been checked. Santos, the other main CSG operator in NSW, has... Read more
7 related stories
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The Border Mail
Abandoned CSG wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concernhad been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the
Abandoned CSG wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concern
The Border Mail / Posted 17 days ago
had been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the Department of Industry (DoI) nor the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) could confirm any had been checked. Santos, the other main CSG operator in NSW, has... Read more
7 related stories
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The Age
Abandoned coal seam gas wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concernhad been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the
Abandoned coal seam gas wells go untested by NSW regulators, fanning community concern
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
had been independently audited for leakage or water contamination, neither the Department of Industry (DoI) nor the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) could confirm any had been checked. Santos, the other main CSG operator in NSW, has... Read more
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The Courier
Tip concerns raised in 1993a proposed housing development. The Chisholm Street site has been back in the
Tip concerns raised in 1993
The Courier / Posted 17 days ago
a proposed housing development. The Chisholm Street site has been back in the spotlight after Mr Hosking complained to the Environment Protection Authority about rubbish polluting his land, which he had planned to sub-divide. The EPA has since... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Flood repairs in Tasmania may take years, taskforce warnstrucks and trains to transport freight to north-west ports, until the Kimberley
Flood repairs in Tasmania may take years, taskforce warns
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
trucks and trains to transport freight to north-west ports, until the Kimberley rail bridge reopens late this month. The Environment Protection Authority has so far collected 180 livestock carcasses, and two of the state's parks damaged by floods... Read more
18d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Composting company fails sniff test, fined by EPAbeen fined by Victoria's environmental watchdog for emitting offensive odours a
Composting company fails sniff test, fined by EPA
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
been fined by Victoria's environmental watchdog for emitting offensive odours at Panmure, in the state's south-west. The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has slugged Statewide Recycling Services more than $7,500 after the smell left at... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
$15,000 fine for discharge of wastepoultry producer Baiada with a $15,000 fine for discharging waste from its Tamw
$15,000 fine for discharge of waste
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 20 days ago
poultry producer Baiada with a $15,000 fine for discharging waste from its Tamworth abattoir in August last year. The NSW Environment Protection Authority investigated the spill at the Out St premises after the company reported the incident. EPA... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Rubbish: Dump tax rise to hurt ratepayersmanagement and $12 million for “innovation”, as well as rebates for scrap metal
Rubbish: Dump tax rise to hurt ratepayers
Adelaide Now / Posted 21 days ago
management and $12 million for “innovation”, as well as rebates for scrap metal recyclers. $16 million will go to the Environment Protection Authority for managing contaminated sites and $22 million to “low carbon” initiatives. Mr... Read more
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Canberra Times
ACT government urges people to call Access Canberra to report Mugga Lane tip smellodour that sporadically permeates the skies across Tuggeranong, near Mugga Lane
ACT government urges people to call Access Canberra to report Mugga Lane tip smell
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
odour that sporadically permeates the skies across Tuggeranong, near Mugga Lane. A team of three or four people from the Environment Protection Authority have been trained to use their noses to detect what the scent is and where it is coming... Read more
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The Courier
Fears over tip wastescubic tonnes of rubbish on his land during a private search by environmental fi
Fears over tip wastes
The Courier / Posted 24 days ago
cubic tonnes of rubbish on his land during a private search by environmental firm Cardno Lane Piper, complained to the Environment Protection Authority. The EPA has since given the council until November 30 to map the former landfill’s proper... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Don't eat the wildlife' sign at Darwin creek 'nonsensical' to Kriol speakersfish or shellfish, including crabs, from Rapid Creek. It went up in the wake o
'Don't eat the wildlife' sign at Darwin creek 'nonsensical' to Kriol speakers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
fish or shellfish, including crabs, from Rapid Creek. It went up in the wake of tests released earlier this year by the NT Environment Protection Authority that found the creek contained perflourinated chemicals historically used in firefighting... Read more
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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 25 days 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
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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 25 days 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 27 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
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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 28 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
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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 29 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 30 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
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