Monthly Social Media PIN Summary - November

A summary of Penalty Infringement Notices publicised by the EPA via social media channels in November 2021.

Fines for coal mine for dirty water discharge

Whitehaven’s Tarrawonga Coal Mine has been fined and ordered to do an environmental audit after it allegedly discharged dirty water from a failed sediment dam at its mine near Boggabri, in north western NSW. Read  more here

Dial-a-Dump fined for tracking sediment from Eastern Creek site

Failure to stop dirt and sediment from allegedly being tracked from an industrial site out onto Western Sydney roadways has resulted in Dial-a-Dump (EC) Pty Ltd receiving $30,000 in fines from the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA). Read more here

Fine issued for emissions from power station

Electricity generator AGL Macquarie Pty Limited has been fined after Liddell Power Station in the Hunter Valley allegedly exceeded its permitted air emissions. Read more here

Sydney Trains fined for excessive noise

Sydney Trains has been fined by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) after alleged poor track maintenance between Waverton and Wollstonecraft railway stations caused excessive noise for nearby residents. Read more here

Former dry-cleaning owner fined

A $1500 fine was issued by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to the owner of a former dry-cleaning business at 6 Philip Mall, West Pymble. Read more here