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Highlights include legislative developments in Victoria, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Job listings include manager of strategy and guidance servicing the WA EPA, and chief executive of Solar Victoria.

Corroded pipe costs Viva Energy more than $900,000

A spill of fuel onto the Sydney Harbour shoreline has resulted in penalties totalling $100,000 for Viva Energy, on top of $680,000 for the clean-up, and an order to pay $131,628 in EPA costs.

Environment law and policy tracker

Highlights include a new container deposit law in Western Australia, two Northern Territory bills, grant opportunities, and a new Victorian waste inquiry. Jobs include manager of NGER and the Safeguard Mechanism with the Clean Energy Regulator.

Second court fine over unlawful waste facility

A director of a deregistered waste company has been ordered to pay $58,250, over the same illegal facility that last year led to a $37,500 fine for the company's site manager.

Wind farm developer wins court dispute

In a court ruling that focussed on buffer requirements and the status of large-scale storage batteries, a judge has rejected a bid by neighbours of a proposed wind farm to change its assessment category.

Environment law and policy tracker

Highlights include new NGER data, new federal regulations, and two Victorian court cases. Jobs include sustainability manager with QBE. Events include a national hydrogen summit.

Court imposes $100,000 penalty on water utility

A court has penalised Melbourne's Yarra Valley Water $100,000 over a sewage spill caused by wet wipes, and EPA Victoria says company claims that they are flushable shouldn't be trusted.

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