Image

NSW EPA

NSW Councils take control of UPSS
2 weeks ago

NSW Councils take control of UPSS

This week saw the formal handover of the regulatory responsibility of the NSW UPSS Regulation (https://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/regulations/2019-411.pdf) from the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the 129 local government authorities that …
Read More

Changes to NSW UPSS Regulations and Enforcement
4 months ago

Changes to NSW UPSS Regulations and Enforcement

By  •  Information

During an industry consultation held in Sydney on 27 March 2019, the NSW EPA foreshadowed changes to the Regulation associated with the operation of Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS). NSW …
Read More

Action required by all NSW Site Operators
5 months ago

Action required by all NSW Site Operators

By  •  Compliance

The NSW Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the expiry of all Class 2, 3 and 4 exemptions to the secondary leak detection requirements under the 2008 UPSS regulations, and has …
Read More

New Draft Guidelines for forecourt runoff released in NSW
12 months ago

New Draft Guidelines for forecourt runoff released in NSW

By  •  Environment

At its most basic level, current environmental laws in all Australian States and Territories put an absolute obligation on service station operators to take all reasonable steps to prevent pollution …
Read More

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 …
Read More

Diesel exemption from Dangerous Goods Code under review
3 years ago

Diesel exemption from Dangerous Goods Code under review

By  •  Advocacy

The New South Wales Environmental Protection Authority (NSW EPA) recently approached ACAPMA seeking comment on a proposal to remove the current exemption of diesel from the Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) …
Read More