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Fuel industry’s dirty little secret
7 months ago

Fuel industry’s dirty little secret

Next time you fill up at the service station, think about the petrol you’re using.

Australia is lagging behind the rest of the developed world when it comes to fuel …
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SA UPSS Licencing Scheme – register now
1 year ago

SA UPSS Licencing Scheme – register now

By  •  ACAPMA, 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
3 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?
3 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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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