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Old fuel systems often pose risks to modern fuel retailers
4 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
4 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
4 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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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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Big fines for local polluters
4 years ago

Big fines for local polluters

Victoria Webb-Taylor, 20 April 2016

EPA Executive Director Damian Wells says Viva has been fined $7,500 for a licence breach.

He adds their investigation at the Corio refinery continues.

Viva …
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Sydney soil project a finalist for global innovation award

Media Release, 20 April 2016

A Sydney facility set to save up to 80,000 tonnes of contaminated soil from ending up as landfill each year has been named as a …
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Australian oil and gas lobby spent millions advocating against climate action: report
4 years ago

Australian oil and gas lobby spent millions advocating against climate action: report

Tom Arup, 12 April 2016

Australia’s peak oil and gas industry lobby group spent almost $4 million last year trying to “obstruct” more ambitious climate change policy, according to British research group InfluenceMap.


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Tesla, rivals, software may kill petrol car as soon as 2025
4 years ago

Tesla, rivals, software may kill petrol car as soon as 2025

Giles Parkinson, 05 April 2016

The response to our article on Monday “Tesla Motor’s Elon Musk just killed the petrol car” was as fascinating as it was overwhelming. It is …
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Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk just killed the petrol car
4 years ago

Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk just killed the petrol car

Giles, Parkinson, 04 April 2016

“Adios gas-powered cars.” That was the reaction of Barclays analyst Brian Johnston over the weekend to news that Tesla Motors had received orders for nearly 200,000 …
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