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EPA’s cooperative fuel tank program makes for safer service stations
3 months ago

EPA’s cooperative fuel tank program makes for safer service stations

An innovative, voluntary checklist from Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) that had hundreds of service stations improving the safety of their underground fuel tanks in 2015 is about to return, …
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EPA inspections help petrol stations to keep it clean
5 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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VIC: Local servos sharpen their environmental act
7 months ago

VIC: Local servos sharpen their environmental act

Local service stations are about to receive a free resource that will help them to protect the environment and public safety in this community.

The Underground Petroleum Storage System (UPSS) Flipchart from …
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EMS: Would your fuel site pass a surprise compliance audit?
1 year ago

EMS: Would your fuel site pass a surprise compliance audit?

To ensure fuel sites are compliant and that their leak prevention measures are working, the EPA has been conducting random on-site audits. In the two years since the EPA started …
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EPA refuses to give contamination reports to landlord
1 year 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.

The Environment …
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UPSS monitoring – it’s the law
1 year ago

UPSS monitoring – it’s the law

Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS) have the potential to leak, particularly as they age, leading to expensive clean-up bills and damage to the environment.

If leaks go undetected they can …
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EPA fines Traralgon company for diesel spill
2 years ago

EPA fines Traralgon company for diesel spill

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined a Traralgon business more than $7,700 for a diesel spill that spread through a stormwater system to Traralgon Creek.

EPA Gippsland Manager Stephen …
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Caltex fined over Sydney spill
2 years ago

Caltex fined over Sydney spill

Caltex has been ordered to pay more than $800,000 in fines and legal costs over a large petrol spill at its terminal in Sydney’s south.

In 2013, 150,000 litres of …
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Victorian UPSS Program Update
2 years ago

Victorian UPSS Program Update

By  •  Environment

Early last year, EPA Victoria sent out a self-evaluation questionnaire to the operators of the State’s 1,400 retail fuel sites. The purpose of this questionnaire was to secure industry feedback …
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EPA fines fuel company for Wycheproof diesel spill
2 years ago

EPA fines fuel company for Wycheproof diesel spill

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined a fuel cartage business more than $7,500 for causing a spill of about 500 litres of diesel in Wycheproof that had considerable impact …
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