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Are you spending big $$$ getting your oily water holding tanks vacuumed out?
2 weeks ago

Are you spending big $$$ getting your oily water holding tanks vacuumed out?

Data shows that a holding tank (sometimes also referred to as a blind sump) can cost anywhere between $30-60K per annum in pump out and disposal.  But there are other …
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Vic petrol leak left for almost two years
9 months ago

Vic petrol leak left for almost two years

Global convenience chain 7-Eleven has been told to clean up a fuel leak at one of its Melbourne petrol stations after failing to act for almost two years.

The company …
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Soft drink machine likely cause of gas leak
1 year ago

Soft drink machine likely cause of gas leak

UPDATE 1.15pm: A GAS leak at a North Mackay service station is believed to have been caused by a soft drink machine.

Senior Sergeant Dave Parnell said investigations by the …
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Council to take action over fuel spill
1 year ago

Council to take action over fuel spill

Wingecarribee Council will be issuing a number of notices to the Proprietor of a service Station in Bowral after a large diesel spill.

Since the spill on Bong Bong Street, …
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Creek water in the clear after fuel spill
2 years ago

Creek water in the clear after fuel spill

Water quality in Steele Creek has returned to normal following contamination from a petrol tanker crash.

The EPA has been monitoring the water since 15,000 litres of fuel entered the creek …
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Creek contaminated after Calder crash
2 years ago

Creek contaminated after Calder crash

Ben Cameron

Residents have been told to avoid a contaminated creek near the site of Tuesday’s petrol tanker rollover.

The EPA is investigating runoff issues on Steele Creek …
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Old fuel systems often pose risks to modern fuel retailers
2 years ago

Old fuel systems often pose risks to modern fuel retailers

In some ways, not much has changed in relation to the way a fuel system is installed at a service station in Australia. There are still storage tanks, fuel pipes …
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Managing stormwater pollution at service station sites
2 years ago

Managing stormwater pollution at service station sites

By  •  Environment

Service stations are essential community facilities. These facilities do, however, present significant challenges from a safety and environmental perspective. One area that is becoming increasingly important is the management of …
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Ethanol in fuel laws linked to ‘substantial’ Manildra donations
2 years ago

Ethanol in fuel laws linked to ‘substantial’ Manildra donations

Friday 29 April 2016 11:59AM

Ethanol producer Manildra’s political donations are under new scrutiny as details emerge about the dissatisfaction in Liberal ranks with NSW’s ethanol in fuel laws. Mark Davis
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Manildra money: did a big political donor buy favourable legislation?

 

Sunday 1 May 2016 8:05AM (view full episode)

Manildra is one of Australia’s biggest political donors, and now the NSW government has mandated that all service stations must sell ethanol …
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