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EPA uses radar-equipped drone to find buried waste

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.

Cleanaway receives EPA prevention notice over PFAS

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.

Surge in site contamination court cases looms, lawyer warns

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.

Inquiry call for sweeping changes on PFAS contamination

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.

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