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Northern Daily Leader
Household items you didn't know were recyclableare tissues and napkins. The process they have gone through to make them absorb
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
are tissues and napkins. The process they have gone through to make them absorbent means they're not recyclable." The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) offers two services designed to help residents safely recycle the more unusual or... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Testing of firefighting foam impact to commence at Tindalcarried out in locally, but the spokesperson said the results would be provided
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
carried out in locally, but the spokesperson said the results would be provided to landholders and the Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority. However, the spokesperson would not clarify how much information would be publicly... Read more
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News.com.au
Farmed salmon suffer hearing lossits 266 Franklin lease in stocking calculations for the 2017 smolt input in Mac
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
its 266 Franklin lease in stocking calculations for the 2017 smolt input in Macquarie Harbour, after the deadline for the Environment Protection Authority to approve restocking the lease passed. The EPA directed Tassal to destock lease 266... Read more
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Canberra Times
Faecal faux pas at swimming pool triggers $15,000 finepool that led to a pump failure and sent chlorine into a nearby creek has cost
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
pool that led to a pump failure and sent chlorine into a nearby creek has cost Lake Macquarie council $15,000. The NSW Environment Protection Authority issued the fine after the West Wallsend Swim Centre discharged 16,000 litres of chlorinated... Read more
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The Age
Faecal faux pas at swimming pool triggers $15,000 finepool that led to a pump failure and sent chlorine into a nearby creek has cost
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
pool that led to a pump failure and sent chlorine into a nearby creek has cost Lake Macquarie council $15,000. The NSW Environment Protection Authority issued the fine after the West Wallsend Swim Centre discharged 16,000 litres of chlorinated... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Faecal faux pas at swimming pool triggers $15,000 finepool that led to a pump failure and sent chlorine into a nearby creek has cost
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
pool that led to a pump failure and sent chlorine into a nearby creek has cost Lake Macquarie council $15,000. The NSW Environment Protection Authority issued the fine after the West Wallsend Swim Centre discharged 16,000 litres of chlorinated... Read more
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Manning River Times
Our waste stays localStockpiles are stored within their licence conditions, meaning they are process
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
Stockpiles are stored within their licence conditions, meaning they are processed and reused within the 12 month Environment Protection Authority stockpiling regulation. “This means we retain direct control over waste management, and the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
EPA labelled a ‘toothless tiger’revealed a mining giant that breached its licence conditions on more than 50 oc
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
revealed a mining giant that breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occasion was only fined seven times. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) defended itself against the claim, stating it had some of the toughest regulations for... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'Black hole': Pollution from coal-fired power worse than overseas, survey findspower stations finds them lagging internationally on most areas of pollution co
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
power stations finds them lagging internationally on most areas of pollution controls. Photo: Paul Jones Victoria's Environment Protection Authority, for instance, has been investigating EnergyAustralia's Yallourn plant for admitting it... Read more
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WA Today
'Black hole': Pollution from coal-fired power worse than overseas, survey findspower stations finds them lagging internationally on most areas of pollution co
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
power stations finds them lagging internationally on most areas of pollution controls. Photo: Paul Jones Victoria's Environment Protection Authority, for instance, has been investigating EnergyAustralia's Yallourn plant for admitting it... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Black hole': Pollution from coal-fired power worse than overseas, survey findspower stations finds them lagging internationally on most areas of pollution co
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
power stations finds them lagging internationally on most areas of pollution controls. Photo: Paul Jones Victoria's Environment Protection Authority, for instance, has been investigating EnergyAustralia's Yallourn plant for admitting it... Read more
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The Age
'Black hole': Pollution from coal-fired power worse than overseas, survey findspower stations finds them lagging internationally on most areas of pollution co
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
power stations finds them lagging internationally on most areas of pollution controls. Photo: Paul Jones Victoria's Environment Protection Authority, for instance, has been investigating EnergyAustralia's Yallourn plant for admitting it... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Black hole': Pollution from coal-fired power worse than overseas, survey findspower stations finds them lagging internationally on most areas of pollution co
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
power stations finds them lagging internationally on most areas of pollution controls. Photo: Paul Jones Victoria's Environment Protection Authority, for instance, has been investigating EnergyAustralia's Yallourn plant for admitting it... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Environmental watchdog called a ‘toothless tiger’was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occ
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occasion was only fined seven times. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) defended itself against the claim, stating it had some of the toughest regulations for... Read more
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The Border Mail
Environmental watchdog called a ‘toothless tiger’was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occ
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occasion was only fined seven times. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) defended itself against the claim, stating it had some of the toughest regulations for... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Environmental watchdog called a ‘toothless tiger’was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occ
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occasion was only fined seven times. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) defended itself against the claim, stating it had some of the toughest regulations for... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Environmental watchdog called a ‘toothless tiger’was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occ
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occasion was only fined seven times. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) defended itself against the claim, stating it had some of the toughest regulations for... Read more
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The Young Witness
Environmental watchdog called a ‘toothless tiger’was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occ
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occasion was only fined seven times. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) defended itself against the claim, stating it had some of the toughest regulations for... Read more
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Western Advocate
Environmental watchdog called a ‘toothless tiger’was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occ
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occasion was only fined seven times. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) defended itself against the claim, stating it had some of the toughest regulations for... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
EPA labelled a ‘toothless tiger’was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occ
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
was revealed a mining giant breached its licence conditions on more than 50 occasion was only fined seven times. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) defended itself against the claim, stating it had some of the toughest regulations for... Read more
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The Border Mail
CFA crews possibly exposed to asbestosthere or not,” he said, adding the council process had been “found wanting”. T
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
there or not,” he said, adding the council process had been “found wanting”. The shire received a clean up order from the Environment Protection Authority for the site in May and the burn was completed in late June. Concerned local... Read more
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The Courier
CFA crews possibly exposed to asbestosthere or not,” he said, adding the council process had been “found wanting”. T
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
there or not,” he said, adding the council process had been “found wanting”. The shire received a clean up order from the Environment Protection Authority for the site in May and the burn was completed in late June. Concerned local... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Bold new plan for salmon industryfuture. In 2016 and 2017 we introduced tough new regulations and transferred r
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
future. In 2016 and 2017 we introduced tough new regulations and transferred regulatory responsibility to the independent Environment Protection Authority. The EPA makes its decisions based on science and free from political influence. This... Read more
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News.com.au
Bold new plan for salmon industryfuture. In 2016 and 2017 we introduced tough new regulations and transferred r
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
future. In 2016 and 2017 we introduced tough new regulations and transferred regulatory responsibility to the independent Environment Protection Authority. The EPA makes its decisions based on science and free from political influence. This... Read more
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Western Advocate
Asbestos risk: Sydney residents living on James Hardie disposal sitesbut Fairfax Media is aware of one council looking to make them pay for the clea
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
but Fairfax Media is aware of one council looking to make them pay for the clean up. Parramatta City Council and the Environment Protection Authority last week door-knocked 185 "high priority" households, some of which have been told not to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Insurance to cover Vic fire clean-up costof fire-damaged material has been removed from the Coolaroo recycling plant at
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
of fire-damaged material has been removed from the Coolaroo recycling plant at the expense of site owner SKM Recycling, Environment Protection Authority Victoria boss Nial Finegan says. "The polluter pays, so SKM will be paying for this. But... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Insurance to cover Vic fire clean-up costof fire-damaged material has been removed from the Coolaroo recycling plant at
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
of fire-damaged material has been removed from the Coolaroo recycling plant at the expense of site owner SKM Recycling, Environment Protection Authority Victoria boss Nial Finegan says. "The polluter pays, so SKM will be paying for this. But... Read more
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News.com.au
Insurance to cover Vic fire clean-up costof fire-damaged material has been removed from the Coolaroo recycling plant at
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
of fire-damaged material has been removed from the Coolaroo recycling plant at the expense of site owner SKM Recycling, Environment Protection Authority Victoria boss Nial Finegan says. "The polluter pays, so SKM will be paying for this. But... Read more
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Herald Sun
Owners to pay for Melbourne recycling firematerial has been removed from the Coolaroo recycling plant to date, all at the
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
material has been removed from the Coolaroo recycling plant to date, all at the expense of site owner SKM Recycling, Environment Protection Authority Victoria boss Nial Finegan says. "The polluter pays, so SKM will be paying for this. But... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Owners to pay for Melbourne recycling firematerial has been removed from the Coolaroo recycling plant to date, all at the
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
material has been removed from the Coolaroo recycling plant to date, all at the expense of site owner SKM Recycling, Environment Protection Authority Victoria boss Nial Finegan says. "The polluter pays, so SKM will be paying for this. But... Read more
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Weekly Times
NSW Labor refers Gosford council to ICACABC's Four Corners program into waste management, Ms Sharpe said. The oppositi
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
ABC's Four Corners program into waste management, Ms Sharpe said. The opposition's referral comes a day after the state's Environment Protection Authority referred itself to the corruption watchdog, following allegations of corrupt conduct through... Read more
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The Border Mail
Oval likely out for 2018Football and Netball Club is preparing for another season without full use of i
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Football and Netball Club is preparing for another season without full use of its oval because of lead contamination. Environment Protection Authority Victoria said this week the clean-up timetable at North Wangaratta Recreation Reserve, where... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Recycling company gifted huge tyre pile to foreign shelf company to avoid EPA, court hearsenvironmental watchdog from clearing the notorious Stawell tyre stockpile, in t
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
environmental watchdog from clearing the notorious Stawell tyre stockpile, in the state's west. Key points: The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) took control of the pile of up to a million tyres late on Wednesday after giving the... Read more
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Perth Now
NSW Labor refers Gosford council to ICACABC's Four Corners program into waste management, Ms Sharpe said. The oppositi
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
ABC's Four Corners program into waste management, Ms Sharpe said. The opposition's referral comes a day after the state's Environment Protection Authority referred itself to the corruption watchdog, following allegations of corrupt conduct through... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NSW Labor refers Gosford council to ICACABC's Four Corners program into waste management, Ms Sharpe said. The oppositi
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
ABC's Four Corners program into waste management, Ms Sharpe said. The opposition's referral comes a day after the state's Environment Protection Authority referred itself to the corruption watchdog, following allegations of corrupt conduct through... Read more
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News.com.au
NSW Labor refers Gosford council to ICACABC's Four Corners program into waste management, Ms Sharpe said. The oppositi
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
ABC's Four Corners program into waste management, Ms Sharpe said. The opposition's referral comes a day after the state's Environment Protection Authority referred itself to the corruption watchdog, following allegations of corrupt conduct through... Read more
49 related articles
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Geelong Advertiser
NSW Labor refers Gosford council to ICACABC's Four Corners program into waste management, Ms Sharpe said. The oppositi
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 8 days ago
ABC's Four Corners program into waste management, Ms Sharpe said. The opposition's referral comes a day after the state's Environment Protection Authority referred itself to the corruption watchdog, following allegations of corrupt conduct through... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Whitehaven takes dust control action at Maules Creek mineof environmental breaches recorded in the mine’s annual report relating to dust
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
of environmental breaches recorded in the mine’s annual report relating to dust pollution or air monitoring. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) said it commissioned the review following concerns raised by the community. “The... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Case looms as EPA takes over tyresEnvironment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notor
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
Environment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notorious rubber stockpile. ACTION REQUIRED: The EPA has stepped in to recycle the massive used tyre stockpile at Stawell and reduce the risk of fire. Picture: Boomerang... Read more
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The Young Witness
Case looms as EPA takes over tyresEnvironment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notor
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
Environment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notorious rubber stockpile. ACTION REQUIRED: The EPA has stepped in to recycle the massive used tyre stockpile at Stawell and reduce the risk of fire. Picture: Boomerang... Read more
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Western Advocate
Case looms as EPA takes over tyresEnvironment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notor
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Environment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notorious rubber stockpile. ACTION REQUIRED: The EPA has stepped in to recycle the massive used tyre stockpile at Stawell and reduce the risk of fire. Picture: Boomerang... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Case looms as EPA takes over tyresEnvironment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notor
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Environment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notorious rubber stockpile. ACTION REQUIRED: The EPA has stepped in to recycle the massive used tyre stockpile at Stawell and reduce the risk of fire. Picture: Boomerang... Read more
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Manning River Times
Case looms as EPA takes over tyresEnvironment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notor
Manning River Times / Posted 9 days ago
Environment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notorious rubber stockpile. ACTION REQUIRED: The EPA has stepped in to recycle the massive used tyre stockpile at Stawell and reduce the risk of fire. Picture: Boomerang... Read more
23 related articles
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Goondiwindi Argus
Case looms as EPA takes over tyresEnvironment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notor
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 days ago
Environment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notorious rubber stockpile. ACTION REQUIRED: The EPA has stepped in to recycle the massive used tyre stockpile at Stawell and reduce the risk of fire. Picture: Boomerang... Read more
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The North West Star
Case looms as EPA takes over tyresEnvironment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notor
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
Environment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notorious rubber stockpile. ACTION REQUIRED: The EPA has stepped in to recycle the massive used tyre stockpile at Stawell and reduce the risk of fire. Picture: Boomerang... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Case looms as EPA takes over tyresEnvironment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notor
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
Environment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notorious rubber stockpile. ACTION REQUIRED: The EPA has stepped in to recycle the massive used tyre stockpile at Stawell and reduce the risk of fire. Picture: Boomerang... Read more
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The Border Mail
Case looms as EPA takes over tyresEnvironment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notor
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Environment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notorious rubber stockpile. ACTION REQUIRED: The EPA has stepped in to recycle the massive used tyre stockpile at Stawell and reduce the risk of fire. Picture: Boomerang... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Case looms as EPA takes over tyresEnvironment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notor
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
Environment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notorious rubber stockpile. ACTION REQUIRED: The EPA has stepped in to recycle the massive used tyre stockpile at Stawell and reduce the risk of fire. Picture: Boomerang... Read more
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The Courier
Case looms as EPA takes over tyresEnvironment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notor
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
Environment Protection Authority Victoria has seized control of Stawell’s notorious rubber stockpile. ACTION REQUIRED: The EPA has stepped in to recycle the massive used tyre stockpile at Stawell and reduce the risk of fire. Picture: Boomerang... Read more
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The Border Mail
Case looms as EPA takes over tyresEnvironment Protection Authority Victoria seized control of Stawell’s notorious
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Environment Protection Authority Victoria seized control of Stawell’s notorious rubber stockpile on Wednesday. ACTION REQUIRED: The EPA has stepped in to recycle the massive used tyre stockpile at Stawell and reduce the risk of fire. Picture:... Read more
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