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New minimum standards for managing construction and demolition waste in NSW

The Environment Protection Authority has proposed a series of changes for the NSW construction and demolition waste sector that will set minimum standards to ensure the safety   2016

Improving immobilisation of hazardous contaminants

The Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 2014 strengthens the current immobilisation approval frameworkIt does this by clearly identifying the responsibilities of generators and   2015

Managing waste in emergencies and disasters

Before communities can rebuild after disasters they may first need to safely dispose of waste and debris from storms, bushfires, flood, building fires and other major incidents Asbestos This risk to   2017

Prescribed wastes for land pollution offence

Regulation 2009 will contain a list of wastes that automatically constitute land pollution under section 142A of the POEO Act These wastes include: hazardous waste restricted solid waste 10 tonnes of asbestos waste 5 tonnes of waste tyres   2015

Transporting waste tyres or asbestos

WasteLocate is an online system to monitor the transport and management of waste tyres and asbestos waste within NSW The Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 2014 requires the transport of   2017

Waste immobilisation

Waste classified as �˜hazardous�™ in accordance with the Waste Classification Guidelines due to high levels of contaminant(s) is generally not suitable for disposal to landfill in NSWHowever, if the contaminants are   2015

Technical notes for waste immobilisation

The science and technology of waste immobilisation is evolving rapidlyThe EPA prepares technical notes based on technology reviews it undertakesApplicants for specific immobilisation approvals should   2015

Immobilisation Technical Note 1

Process Equipment for Treatment of Contaminated Soil and Sludge Waste In the context of hazardous waste treatment under the POEO Act, it is imperative that the responsible person uses proper process plant and equipment   2015

Contacts for chemical and radiation pollution

Where the depositing of waste causes or threatens material harm to the environment, a number of authorities must be notified - see duty to notify Members of the public wishing to report or inquire about   2013

Immobilisation Technical Note 2

VOCs Contaminant Group Minimum UCS (95%LEL) Remark Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) and/or toxic organic chemicals 1.5 MPa (14 days)(see note 1 in remarks column) These organic contaminants are hazardous, toxic or persistent in   2015

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