The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking feedback on the future use of general household waste, Mixed Waste Organic Outputs (MWOO) (which is made from this waste) and on a proposed transition package to support the alternative waste treatment (AWT) industry to move to sustainable uses.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Mega Works Constructions $1500 after a truck spilled demolition waste containing asbestos, in a road accident in September this year.
Newcastle Local Court has fined Newcastle City Council for causing water pollution on three separate occasions between March and June 2018 at Summerhill Waste Management Facility. This followed prosecution by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA).
The EPA is working with small sewage treatment plant operators to assist them to improve their environmental performance, including around wastewater management, equipment and monitoring.
Environment Minister Matt Kean and Member for Lake Macquarie Greg Piper announced work is under way to install wells to investigate groundwater quality in areas around Lake Macquarie where black slag was historically dumped.
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).
Tracy Mackey has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the NSW Environment Protection Authority, starting on Tuesday 8 October.
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.
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.