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Caltex fined over Sydney spill
3 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
3 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
3 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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Best Practice Guide for UPSS Incident Prevention and Management Released
3 years ago

Best Practice Guide for UPSS Incident Prevention and Management Released

By  •  Safety

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has released a desktop guide for managers in an effort to assist operators with understanding and complying with incident prevention and management requirements around …
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Creek contaminated after Calder crash
4 years ago

Creek contaminated after Calder crash

Ben Cameron

Residents have been told to avoid a contaminated creek near the site of Tuesday’s petrol tanker rollover.

The EPA is investigating runoff issues on Steele 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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EPA fines fuel storage firm over Mayfield licence breach
5 years ago

EPA fines fuel storage firm over Mayfield licence breach

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) says while there was no environmental harm caused by a licence breach at a Newcastle fuel storage terminal, there is always a risk.

Stolthaven …
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ACAPMA advises members of changes to environmental legislation
5 years ago

ACAPMA advises members of changes to environmental legislation

By  •  Advocacy, ACAPMA

Recent changes to environmental legislation in NSW are part of a push to empower the EPA and to broaden the enforcement options under Contaminated Lands Act.  ACAPMA reviews the changes …
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