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Published: 05 May 2017 1:58pm
A service station operator that didn't fulfil contractual requirements to remediate a site and then went into liquidation has been ordered to pay $890,000.
Published: 27 April 2017 3:47pm
* Coal protection controls a barrier to new industries: Commission
* Defence to contract direct with labs for PFAS analysis
* New RIS recommends tougher fridge and freezer efficiency standards
Published: 24 April 2017 12:58pm
The new Western Australian government has told a Senate inquiry the
should be amended so mining companies disclose and can't avoid their clean-up liabilities.
Published: 24 April 2017 12:19pm
A special NSW Ombudsman's report on asbestos has proposed changes to the state's environment and contaminated sites laws and a stronger role for the EPA.
Published: 20 April 2017 2:10pm
The Queensland government is seeking a total ban on the use of PFAS firefighting foams at Commonwealth sites, and has asked Qantas to stop using them.
Published: 18 April 2017 3:45pm
The Federal and Queensland governments are investigating a spill from a Qantas hanger of firefighting foam that contained PFAS chemicals.
Published: 18 April 2017 2:44pm
A court ruling involving a company at the centre of a contamination scandal has challenged widely-held views that liquidators can avoid environmental obligations, according to law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.
Published: 04 April 2017 2:49pm
The risks from perfluorinated chemicals are much more widespread than just fire-fighting foams, a summit of environmental regulators heard today.
Published: 29 March 2017 12:23pm
* New waste grants on offer
* Regulator grants more time for contaminated sites clean-up
* EPA uses drone to identify landfill breach
Published: 24 March 2017 3:49pm
Australia's top research centre on contaminated sites today issued a suite of guidance documents on assessing, managing and remediating PFAS contamination.