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Published: 22 July 2019 3:41pm
EPA Victoria chief executive Cathy Wilkinson says a drone fitted with ground-penetrating radar aided its 'needle in a haystack' search for chemical waste buried on a large property.
Published: 16 July 2019 3:15pm
Defence is doing 'good work' to reduce the impacts of PFAS on the town of Katherine, but it is in the council's interests to remain part of a class action against it, councillors have been advised.
Published: 10 July 2019 1:33pm
* Food businesses flock to waste to energy plant
* First council accredited to test for PFAS
* Property group targets 'net zero'
Published: 05 July 2019 1:17pm
A court has ordered Caltex to pay a council $390,292 in damages, after contamination spread from a service station onto council-owned land.
Published: 13 March 2019 3:30pm
In a move that shows even small amounts of PFAS can trigger regulatory intervention, the NSW EPA has issued a prevention notice to Cleanaway over waste accepted at its Kooragang Island treatment facility.
Published: 08 March 2019 1:24pm
Environmental regulators have provided detailed advice for water utilities on accepting trade waste and using biosolids, in a proposed update of the national PFAS management plan.
Published: 06 March 2019 2:35pm
Victorian businesses that have caused site contamination are much more likely to be pursued for compensation from next year, according to environmental specialist lawyer Stefan Fiedler, principal at law firm Russell Kennedy.
Published: 15 January 2019 2:36pm
* Chemical scheme changes won't start till mid-2020
* Defence spends $100m on PFAS remediation
* Cleanaway approved to export more hazardous waste
Published: 03 December 2018 3:39pm
A new EPA could be established for Commonwealth lands, and those affected by PFAS will be better compensated, if the unanimous recommendations of a new parliamentary report are adopted.
Published: 26 November 2018 4:00pm
* Orica lifts Botany remediation provision from $63m to $176m
* Plans to triple processing of hazardous aluminium wastes
* Business group urges 'circular economy' impact statements