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EPA NSW – Tanker Incident and Damage Reporting Requirements, consultation now open
3 days 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
2 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
2 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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Caltex Reported PFAS Contamination
5 months ago

Caltex Reported PFAS Contamination

PFAS contamination at the former Caltex Fuel Depot in Kingaroy was first detected during decommissioning work at the site.

A Caltex spokesperson told southburnett.com.au that Caltex historically used firefighting foams on the former …
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SA Government introduces UPSS Licencing Laws
5 months ago

SA Government introduces UPSS Licencing Laws

By  •  Environment

Earlier this year, the South Australian Environment Protection Agency (SA EPA) announced that the State Government had decided to add petrol stations to the list of activities of ‘environmental significance’ …
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Campbelltown Council awarded $400K in compensation for Caltex fuel leaks
6 months ago

Campbelltown Council awarded $400K in compensation for Caltex fuel leaks

Campbelltown Council has been awarded $400,000 in compensation from oil giant Caltex, settling a fuel leakage dispute which lasted more than four years.

In the Environment, Resources and Development Court …
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BP’s grim warning on carbon emissions
6 months ago

BP’s grim warning on carbon emissions

The world’s tardiness in starting to reduce carbon emissions will make the inevitable transition to net zero emissions more disorderly and costly, according to energy major BP’s chief economist, Spencer Dale, who …
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Gawler Council reduces price for contaminated land at Evanston Gardens sold to Peregrine Corporation
9 months ago

Gawler Council reduces price for contaminated land at Evanston Gardens sold to Peregrine Corporation

Gawler Council has been forced to reduce the sale price for a former Country Fire Service training site at Evanston Gardens after soil tests found it was contaminated with a …
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UPSS in the spotlight
9 months ago

UPSS in the spotlight

By  •  Environment

All Australian States and Territories have comprehensive laws and regulations that are designed to protect the natural environment. Consequently, every business owner has an absolute obligation to ensure that they …
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Campbelltown Council to be compensated over potential leaks from Caltex service station

Campbelltown Council will receive compensation from oil giant Caltex to settle a fuel leakage dispute.

The Environment, Resources and Development Court found the council had been forced to spend $150,000 …
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