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Contamination

Campbelltown Council awarded $400K in compensation for Caltex fuel leaks
7 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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Multiple car owners have reported their cars breaking down following fuel purchases from Lindisfarne BP station
8 months ago

Multiple car owners have reported their cars breaking down following fuel purchases from Lindisfarne BP station

A PETROL company has launched an investigation into fuel contamination at one of its Tasmanian sites following multiple reports of cars breaking down after owners purchased unleaded fuel.

The complaints …
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Gawler Council reduces price for contaminated land at Evanston Gardens sold to Peregrine Corporation
10 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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Fuel contaminates soil, groundwater at 7-Eleven servo
1 year ago

Fuel contaminates soil, groundwater at 7-Eleven servo

Leaking fuel from a Matraville petrol station has significantly polluted soil and surrounding groundwater, prompting an investigation into potential health impacts on nearby shop workers and residents.

The NSW Environment …
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Petrol company forced to pay for leak close to the coast
2 years ago

Petrol company forced to pay for leak close to the coast

A PETROL company has been slapped with a hefty fine after a serious leak at a service station.

Puma Energy (Australia) Fuels Pty Ltd was ordered to pay $75,000 with …
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7-Eleven hit with contamination fine
2 years ago

7-Eleven hit with contamination fine

7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd has been fined almost $8,000 for causing contamination of soil with hydrocarbons (fuels and oils) that then leaked into the stormwater system at a Hampton Park …
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How clean is your fuel?
3 years ago

How clean is your fuel?

Fuel contamination is a growing issue for fuel retailers that can impact on sales, maintenance budgets and brand reputation.

Newer fuel formulas like biodiesel and ethanol are more susceptible to …
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Creek water in the clear after fuel spill
4 years ago

Creek water in the clear after fuel spill

Water quality in Steele Creek has returned to normal following contamination from a petrol tanker crash.

The EPA has been monitoring the water since 15,000 litres of fuel entered the creek …
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Company owned by SA’s Shahin family fined $28,000 for illegal dumping of toxic petrol station soil in Adelaide Hills

Sean Fewster, 26 April 2016

A COMPANY belonging to Adelaide’s Shahin family has been fined $28,000 over the unlawful dumping of toxic soil at Mount Compass.

On Tuesday, the Environment, …
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NSW EPA Releases Updated Guidelines
5 years ago

NSW EPA Releases Updated Guidelines

By  •  Environment

The New South Wales EPA has published the updated Guidelines on the Duty to Report Contamination under the Contaminated Land Management Act 1997 (September 2015).

This latest version of the guidelines were …
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