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Green religion’s car plan is one giant cost-sucking failure
9 months ago

Green religion’s car plan is one giant cost-sucking failure

HAVE you heard about the latest insanity driven by our emissions obsession?

It seems that Australians are going to have to stop buying just about all of the motor cars …
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Contaminated land cleaned-up at two Canberra Caltex stations
9 months ago

Contaminated land cleaned-up at two Canberra Caltex stations

Two Caltex petrol stations in Canberra have been conducting remediation works on land believed to be contaminated by leaking fuel storage tanks.

The two independently owned stations, in Kaleen and …
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Australia unplugged: why we’re still lagging behind on electric cars
9 months ago

Australia unplugged: why we’re still lagging behind on electric cars

For Brigid Niall and her daughter Queenie it was quite a road trip. Not because of the route they took on their weekend drive – around their inner-Melbourne suburb, …
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EPA inspections help petrol stations to keep it clean
10 months ago

EPA inspections help petrol stations to keep it clean

An Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) statewide inspection team has built up a list of tips and traps, to help service station owners protect their business and the environment from …
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Campbelltown Council wants Caltex to pay for The ARC recreation centre soil contamination from petrol station
10 months ago

Campbelltown Council wants Caltex to pay for The ARC recreation centre soil contamination from petrol station

CAMPBELLTOWN Council is pursuing an extra $72,000 in compensation from oil giant Caltex in a bitter legal dispute over concerns with contaminated soil at The ARC which has …
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Electric Dreams: Energy Minister Pushes Coal-Powered Cars
11 months ago

Electric Dreams: Energy Minister Pushes Coal-Powered Cars

Those virtuous few driving all-Electric Vehicles are bound to ignore the fact that their cars really run on coal. A few posts back, STT covered Energy Minister, Josh Frydenberg’s latest …
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China going electric: plans to ban petrol and diesel cars
1 year ago

China going electric: plans to ban petrol and diesel cars

China’s plans to eventually ban the sale of new petrol and diesel engines could hurt Australia’s multi-billion-dollar car-parts industry, which exports to China.

But the group which represents Australian car …
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EPA refuses to give contamination reports to landlord
2 years ago

EPA refuses to give contamination reports to landlord

The state’s environmental watchdog is refusing to release contamination reports to a Sydney landlord in dispute with his former tenant Woolworths over clean-up costs at a petrol-station site.

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EPA VIC fines 7-Eleven over petrol leak
2 years ago

EPA VIC fines 7-Eleven over petrol leak

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria has fined 7-Eleven more than $7, 700 for failing to remove hydrocarbons from groundwater beneath a Newport premises in a timely manner.

EPA Metropolitan …
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Fire crews mop up spill at service station off Pacific Hwy
2 years ago

Fire crews mop up spill at service station off Pacific Hwy

NSW FIRE and Rescue crews are cleaning up an oil spill at the BP service station and have closed one lane of traffic.

A NSW Fire and Rescue spokesman said …
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