Failing to properly store hazardous chemical waste has resulted in Cleanway Environmental Services Pty Ltd being fined $15,000 by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for an alleged licence breach.
Downer EDI Works Pty Ltd and Seymour Whyte Constructions Pty Ltd trading as Downer Seymour Whyte Joint Venture (DSWJV) have entered into an Enforceable Undertaking with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to improve environmental performance following uncontrolled stormwater discharges from a construction site causing water pollution.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Sunset Power International Pty Ltd trading as Delta Electricity (Delta) $30,000 for licence breaches at Vales Point Power Station when contaminated material, including asbestos, was allegedly spread on the Central Coast site.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Environmental Treatment Solutions Pty Ltd $15,000 for allegedly failing to safely store hazardous chemicals at its Minto waste facility.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined recycling company IQ Renew $15,000 and issued official cautions to its five directors, for allegedly exceeding waste limits at its Somersby facility on the Central Coast.
Former Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) senior executive Rayne de Gruchy AM PSM has been appointed Chair of the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA).
Creating innovative asphalt using recycled crushed glass (RCG) is now even easier thanks to new guidelines released by the NSW Government.
Environment Minister Matt Kean today congratulated communities across New South Wales for making the Return and Earn program a success with over four billion containers recycled through the scheme.
People with wood burning heaters are being encouraged to take 10 simple steps to reduce smoke while staying toasty this winter.
Welcome to the latest edition of EPA Connect. Robust regulatory action and meaningful relationships with our stakeholders are intrinsic to the EPA becoming a world class regulator.
As the environmental regulator for NSW, the EPA uses a range of tools to achieve compliance including education, warnings, penalty notices, enforceable undertakings and prosecutions.
EPA Connect’s information marketplace with news of events, grants, community outreach and other EPA activities, including National Science Week.
A round-up of some of the great work happening around the state from a remediated gas works in the city, to a salinity trading scheme auction in the Hunter and an aquatic ecosystem study in the south.
The EPA’s Community Recycling Centre Network collected a record 2.971 million kilograms of waste last financial year. In other recycling news, the NSW Government has awarded more than $735,000 in grants to boost the use of recycled glass in road construction.