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EMS: Would your fuel site pass a surprise compliance audit?
2 months ago

EMS: Would your fuel site pass a surprise compliance audit?

To ensure fuel sites are compliant and that their leak prevention measures are working, the EPA has been conducting random on-site audits. In the two years since the EPA started …
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EPA refuses to give contamination reports to landlord
4 months ago

EPA refuses to give contamination reports to landlord

The state’s environmental watchdog is refusing to release contamination reports to a Sydney landlord in dispute with his former tenant Woolworths over clean-up costs at a petrol-station site.

The Environment …
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UPSS monitoring – it’s the law
6 months ago

UPSS monitoring – it’s the law

Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS) have the potential to leak, particularly as they age, leading to expensive clean-up bills and damage to the environment.

If leaks go undetected they can …
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EPA fines Traralgon company for diesel spill
8 months ago

EPA fines Traralgon company for diesel spill

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined a Traralgon business more than $7,700 for a diesel spill that spread through a stormwater system to Traralgon Creek.

EPA Gippsland Manager Stephen …
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Caltex fined over Sydney spill
8 months ago

Caltex fined over Sydney spill

Caltex has been ordered to pay more than $800,000 in fines and legal costs over a large petrol spill at its terminal in Sydney’s south.

In 2013, 150,000 litres of …
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Victorian UPSS Program Update
9 months ago

Victorian UPSS Program Update

By  •  Environment

Early last year, EPA Victoria sent out a self-evaluation questionnaire to the operators of the State’s 1,400 retail fuel sites. The purpose of this questionnaire was to secure industry feedback …
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EPA fines fuel company for Wycheproof diesel spill
10 months ago

EPA fines fuel company for Wycheproof diesel spill

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined a fuel cartage business more than $7,500 for causing a spill of about 500 litres of diesel in Wycheproof that had considerable impact …
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Best Practice Guide for UPSS Incident Prevention and Management Released
1 year ago

Best Practice Guide for UPSS Incident Prevention and Management Released

By  •  Safety

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has released a desktop guide for managers in an effort to assist operators with understanding and complying with incident prevention and management requirements around …
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Creek contaminated after Calder crash
1 year 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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Company owned by SA’s Shahin family fined $28,000 for illegal dumping of toxic petrol station soil in Adelaide Hills

Sean Fewster, 26 April 2016

A COMPANY belonging to Adelaide’s Shahin family has been fined $28,000 over the unlawful dumping of toxic soil at Mount Compass.

On Tuesday, the Environment, …
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