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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 …
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NSW EPA Underground Petroleum Storage Systems Update No. 7
4 weeks ago

NSW EPA Underground Petroleum Storage Systems Update No. 7

On 1 September 2019 NSW Councils will reassume responsibility for regulating most underground petroleum storage systems (UPSS) in their local areas.    It is estimated there are more than 3000 …
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UPSS in the spotlight
2 months ago

UPSS in the spotlight

By  •  Environment

All Australian States and Territories have comprehensive laws and regulations that are designed to protect the natural environment. Consequently, every business owner has an absolute obligation to ensure that they …
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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 …
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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 …
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UPSS Regulations in NSW
6 months ago

UPSS Regulations in NSW

By  •  Environment

Petroleum industry stakeholder briefing and discussion forum

The proper management of Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS) is a significant legal obligation for all service station operators under State …
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EPA’s cooperative fuel tank program makes for safer service stations
1 year 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
1 year 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
2 years 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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How clean is your fuel?
2 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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