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Solar deal will send BP’s NSW petrol stations green
5 months ago

Solar deal will send BP’s NSW petrol stations green

A 10-year renewable energy sales contract struck between Lightsource bp and Snowy Hydro will underpin a new solar farm in NSW and will result in 88 BP petrol stations in …
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TAS EPA releases new UPSS test requirements
5 months ago

TAS EPA releases new UPSS test requirements

​​​​​​​​​​​The Tasmanian EPA has released a new protocol for the conducting of Equipment Integrity Tests on Underground Petroleum Storage Systems that are required to meet the Loss Detection requirements in …
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CONTAMINATION CONCERNS: Land register, Bundy site explained
5 months ago

CONTAMINATION CONCERNS: Land register, Bundy site explained

The Department of Environment and Science (DES) is s considering whether a Bundaberg East property should be listed on the environmental management register after contamination concerns were raised.

Earlier this …
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NSW EPA cals for comment
6 months ago

NSW EPA cals for comment

By  •  ACAPMA, Environment

The NSW Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released their Draft Regulatory Strategy for comment and is calling on industry to provide feedback on the proposed approach to environmental regulation, what …
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PFAS-contaminated properties can’t be rented, can’t be sold, leaving owners in limbo
6 months ago

PFAS-contaminated properties can’t be rented, can’t be sold, leaving owners in limbo

Three Queensland property owners have been left feeling “devastated” and in limbo after traces of fuel and PFAS contaminants were found on their properties.

The five blocks belonging to the …
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Supporting future fuel technologies and consumer choice
6 months ago

Supporting future fuel technologies and consumer choice

Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack

Australians should be able to choose the type of car they drive and …
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Qantas Partners With BP To Explore Sustainable Fuels
6 months ago

Qantas Partners With BP To Explore Sustainable Fuels

Qantas is teaming up with British multinational oil and gas company, BP, forming a strategic partnership to cut carbon emissions in the aviation sector. Long term, Qantas has ambitious net-zero …
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NSW EPA releases new Guidelines for UPSS
7 months 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
8 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?
10 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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