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SA UPSS Licencing Scheme – register now
7 days ago

SA UPSS Licencing Scheme – register now

By  •  Environment

Late last year, the SA Government passed legislation that will see the introduction of licences for all service station operators in South Australia from 1 January 2020 – with the …
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We thought Australian cars were using less fuel. New research shows we were wrong
2 months ago

We thought Australian cars were using less fuel. New research shows we were wrong

In several speeches of late, Prime Minister Scott Morrison insisted with a straight face that Australia is doing its bit on climate change.

The claim was swiftly and thoroughly debunked. The truth is that the …
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‘Dramatic but doable’: Shell CEO on climate challenge
5 months ago

‘Dramatic but doable’: Shell CEO on climate challenge

Shell’s global chief executive Ben van Beurden has declared a global carbon price of about $US250 a tonne and “tens of thousands” of carbon capture and storage plants would be …
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Shell unveils plan to move the world away from fossil fuels
2 years ago

Shell unveils plan to move the world away from fossil fuels

Oil major Royal Dutch Shell has outlined a scenario in which, by 2070, the world would be using far less of the company’s own product, oil, as cars become electric, …
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Are you spending big $$$ getting your oily water holding tanks vacuumed out?
2 years 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
3 years 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
3 years 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
3 years 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
3 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
4 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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