The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Sydney Water $30,000 after 67,000 litres of untreated sewage was discharged during a sewage overflow into Still Creek and another unnamed creek in the Woronora Catchment, Bangor on 14 September 2018.
Last month, the Local Court fined TROB Civil Pty Ltd a total of $11,000 for two offences and ordered it to pay $25,000 in legal costs after TROB Civil Pty Ltd failed to comply with statutory notices issued by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA).
Building sites are getting the message and improving their environmental performance, according to the latest results of the Get the Site Right sediment control campaign.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Toll Transport Pty Ltd $2,000 following a petrol tanker crash at Seaforth last year.
Home and business-owners are being reminded by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to check for pesticide licenses before hiring a technician to spray your property.
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.
Roadside litter is an ongoing focus for the NSW Government and local councils across the state.
Following the alleged discharge of up to 100,000 litres of PFAS contaminated waste water into the Shoalhaven sewer system and the Shoalhaven River in March 2019, the EPA, as a precaution, obtained additional water samples at five locations in and surrounding the Shoalhaven River on 30 May 2019.
Inner West residents can now drop off problem wastes such as paints, oils, gas bottles, e-waste and batteries for free at the new St Peters Community Recycling Centre (CRC).
The NSW Environment Protection Authority has supported the Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade project to improve sustainability with a $107,636 grant to trial the use of recycled glass sand in the road base.
Australia’s air quality has improved over recent decades and is considered good by world standards. Improvements to Australia’s air quality have been achieved through strengthening ambient air quality standards, fuel quality standards, vehicle emission standards and state-based controls on industry.