Flood and storm impacted people and businesses can now access all available State Government and Federal Government support, through the NSW Government’s Disaster Customer Care program, by calling Service NSW on 13 77 88 or visiting www.service.nsw.gov.au
Builders and home renovators are being urged to stop run-off from their building sites polluting waterways and green spaces that Sydneysiders increasingly rely on for recreation and enjoyment.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined a Goulburn company $15,000 for polluting waters after herbicide was allegedly washed into a stormwater drain.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking community assistance for the safe clean-up of household chemicals and problem wastes after recent flood and storm weather events.
New draft rules that ensure that energy from waste projects in NSW meets and exceeds world best practice air quality standards, have been released by the NSW Government for community and industry feedback.
The NSW Government has waived the waste levy fee for residents disposing of flood generated waste in areas across NSW that have been declared Natural Disaster Areas.
PFAS firefighting foam has been banned for use in NSW except in catastrophic circumstances or where there are special circumstances.
A dodgy developer in Newcastle has been ordered to pay more than $1 million to clean-up a site on Lake Road, Elermore Vale that was allegedly used to illegally store hazardous construction waste.
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A draft revised Energy from Waste Policy Statement, that proposes tightened restrictions on air emission limits in line with recommendations by the NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer, is now on public exhibition until the end of April.
Welcome to the latest edition of EPA Connect. The work of the EPA hasn’t stopped over the past few months during COVID-19, quite the opposite in fact and I’m grateful to our staff who continue to safely work with our stakeholders, undertake site visits and inspections, and respond to incidents.
The NSW Government has banned PFAS firefighting foam except in catastrophic circumstances or where there are special circumstances.
The EPA's Roadshow for councils and licensees has kicked off with successful forums already held at a number of locations across NSW including Lithgow, Coffs Harbour, Tamworth, Wollongong and Sydney.