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NSW EPA releases new Guidelines for UPSS
2 weeks ago

NSW EPA releases new Guidelines for UPSS

By  •  ACAPMA, Environment

Following and open consultation and comment period the NSW EPA has released the new Guidelines for the implementation and operation of Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS). Building on and expanding …
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Company fined for dumping in Daylesford
2 months ago

Company fined for dumping in Daylesford

Sunshine West company Future Fuel Services Pty Ltd has been fined $8,261 for dumping contaminated soil on a subdivision development site at Daylesford.

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) North West …
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How will the pandemic affect the sprint away from fossil fuels?
3 months ago

How will the pandemic affect the sprint away from fossil fuels?

The challenges of re-engineering the global economy by 2050 were already immense, even before the advent of Covid-19

In terms of energy, we are living in an “after-Paris” world. For, …
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Malfunctioning bowser causes fuel spill in Barooga NSW
3 months ago

Malfunctioning bowser causes fuel spill in Barooga NSW

Firefighters today prevented fuel from seeping in to the Barooga Creek.

About 200 litres of unleaded fuel spilled in to stormwater drains due to a malfunction with a fuel bowser earlier …
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Canberra residents threaten legal action over Caltex petrol spill
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
5 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
6 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
6 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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