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Canberra residents threaten legal action over Caltex petrol spill
1 week ago

Canberra residents threaten legal action over Caltex petrol spill

Furious residents in Canberra’s west have accused Caltex of “downplaying” a petrol spill at one of its service stations, and say they will seek legal advice over fears it has …
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Fears for buildings after Canberra service station fuel leak contaminates soil and groundwater
2 weeks ago

Fears for buildings after Canberra service station fuel leak contaminates soil and groundwater

A fuel leak at a petrol station in Canberra’s west has leached into surrounding soil and contaminated groundwater, leaving nearby homeowners and businesses worried their properties will have to be …
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‘Unsustainable path’: BP forecasts falling fossil-fuel demand
2 weeks ago

‘Unsustainable path’: BP forecasts falling fossil-fuel demand

Oil and gas giant BP has cast doubt on the future of the global fossil fuel industry and forecast global oil demand to decline from 2020 onwards. 

In its 2020 Energy Outlook report, …
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US:   DOE Clobbers Fossil Fuels With $$$ For Bioenergy & Solar Fuel R&D
2 months ago

US: DOE Clobbers Fossil Fuels With $$$ For Bioenergy & Solar Fuel R&D

This one’s gotta hurt. The US fossil fuel industry is still reeling from the fall of its one and only large scale carbon capture project, and along comes the Department …
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BP to cut dividends as it prepares for fossil fuel decline
2 months ago

BP to cut dividends as it prepares for fossil fuel decline

LONDON (AP) — BP plc said Tuesday it plans to slash dividends as the global oil company prepares for declining sales of fossil fuels by boosting investment in alternative energy …
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We now know gas is far from the clean fuel it’s claimed to be
2 months ago

We now know gas is far from the clean fuel it’s claimed to be

Australia’s recovery will be driven by gas, says the Prime Minister. A task force headed by Andrew Liveris, a business figure with a career doused in carbon, recommends subsidies to …
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Eco-warning labels suggested for service stations
5 months ago

Eco-warning labels suggested for service stations

The world will be watching as Sweden plans to be the first country to introduce eco-labels on all petrol and diesel pumps to disclose the climate impact of fuel.

It …
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EPA NSW – Tanker Incident and Damage Reporting Requirements, consultation now open
6 months ago

EPA NSW – Tanker Incident and Damage Reporting Requirements, consultation now open

Following a recent tanker rollover, ACAPMA has been liaising with the EPA on a number of issues surrounding the post incident response, particularly around the reporting requirements and responsibilities.  This …
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Going green won’t be easy for BP
7 months ago

Going green won’t be easy for BP

When BP’s new boss posted his first picture on Instagram last week, few would anticipate the vitriol that awaited. “I am looking forward to sharing what I am up to,” …
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Gunnedah firefighters clean up diesel spill at Abbott Street Caltex
8 months ago

Gunnedah firefighters clean up diesel spill at Abbott Street Caltex

A caravan-owner has accidentally caused a diesel spill at Gunnedah Caltex, with Fire and Rescue crews from Gunnedah and Tamworth called in to clean it up.

Fire and Rescue Gunnedah …
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