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Latest EPA Media Releases

Latest Ministerial media releases

  • Return and Earn breaks records

    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.

  • Asbestos dumping fraud jail term

    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).

  • NSW calls for National leadership on waste

    The NSW Government is calling for national regulation to better control and manage waste.

  • Hunter Valley mine cops a dusting

    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.

  • Return and Earn breaks the billion barrier

    Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton has confirmed that one billion drink containers have been processed since the Return and Earn scheme started.

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