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Published: 20 May 2019 3:30pm
The Coalition will have an unprecedented opportunity to put its stamp on national environmental laws and schemes, due to a host of reviews that are either imminent or already under way.
Published: 17 May 2019 2:51pm
* NSW EPA canvasses views on fuel tanks regulation
* EPA Victoria suspends recycling facility's licence
* Bosch to be carbon neutral worldwide by 2020
* Labor proposes PFAS foam ban
Published: 14 May 2019 12:47pm
The United Nations has established major new restrictions on the international transport and disposal of plastic waste, and introduced new PFAS restrictions.
Published: 13 May 2019 11:02am
* Removal of dangerous liquid waste to take months, says WorkSafe
* Victoria will use procurement to boost markets for recyclables: SV chief
* Kerbside costs have more than doubled, says council
* Qantas teams with Suez and BioPak for waste-free flight
Published: 02 April 2019 10:39am
This year's National Pollutant Inventory data has provided evidence that widely-used emission estimation manuals are seriously flawed, according to an expert on the scheme.
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: 26 February 2019 2:43pm
* Firefighters launch world-first PFAS study
* Suez and Unilever win NSW waste grants
* Councils urge national recycled-content accreditation scheme
Published: 19 February 2019 12:46pm
Australia's NICNAS industrial chemical assessment scheme will be replaced in mid-2020, after the House of Representatives yesterday endorsed Senate-amended bills establishing a new regime.
Published: 15 February 2019 4:13pm
Procedures for assessing new industrial chemicals are poised to change significantly next year, after the Senate yesterday passed bills that replace the NICNAS scheme with a new regime.