Two new guidance documents will help the construction and demolition industry strengthen their procurement and contract processes around waste disposal.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined a Manilla farmer $1,500 for the alleged misuse of pesticides on a property.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority has fined Townes Contracting Group $15,000 for allegedly operating a quarry without the required Environment Protection Licence.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is mounting a special operation targeting Hunter Valley coal mines to tackle excessive dust levels.
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking assistance from members of the public after 15 satin bowerbirds died from chemical poisoning in Modanville, near Lismore, in the past few weeks.
In a major milestone for NSW litter reduction, two billion drink containers have been collected within just 19 months of the establishment of Return and Earn.
Return and Earn broke records for recycling over the Christmas - New Year period, setting a new daily record and processing more than 91 million drink containers.
NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton has welcomed an 18-month jail sentence handed down to Paul Mouawad at the Downing Centre Local Court today, in relation to a fraud charge brought by NSW Police with the assistance of the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA).
The NSW Government is calling for national regulation to better control and manage waste.
A Hunter Valley mine has been caught out during the NSW Environment Protection Authority’s Operation Dust Patrol and has been fined $15,000 for breaching its operating licence.
Welcome to the Autumn 2019 edition of the EPA Connect newsletter. In this issue we report on the EPA Board’s recent visit to Broken Hill, we introduce the 20-year Waste Strategy and take a closer look at many initiatives and achievements in environment protection over recent months.
Every year 1 billion disposable coffee cups end up in landfill sites across Australia and in NSW 300 million have the same fate, causing significant environmental impact.
On 4 May 2018 the EPA issued a media release which indicated that it had issued penalty notices to four individuals for allegedly clearing native vegetation on a number of properties at Forbes River, near Port Macquarie, without the relevant approval.
One of the songs that has come out of an ongoing project to create awareness and conversation around caring for country, has won the Community Clip of the Year at the National Indigenous Music Awards.
The NSW EPA’s Love Food Hate Waste program is making a big impact in local schools, with new Food Smart School lesson plans.