New South Wales News

This is an Archive of AEBN's Environment Network Weekly (ENW) e-newsletter. Articles are placed in this archive one month after members have received and viewed the weekly ENW e-news. The full article can only be read by members who are logged in.

PFAS precautionary advice – still in place

The precautionary advice currently in place in communities across NSW impacted by PFAS will remain in place following the release…[Read More]

Inappropriate storage of chemicals and materials – has company fined $15,000

NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined a company $15,000 for the inappropriate storage of materials at their composting facility.EPA…[Read More]

Consequences for providing false and misleading information to the Regulator

NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined a Demolition company and its owner a total of $6,250 for allegedly providing…[Read More]

Blitz targeting sediment run-off at Sydney construction sites – Commences May 2018

A blitz targeting sediment run-off at Sydney construction sites will commence in May 2018, with a number of compliance officers…[Read More]

“Licence conditions are not suggestions, but firm rules that licenced facilities must follow. To flout the rules is to risk penalty…” states NSW EPA

A quarry in NSW has been convicted and fined $15,000 in a Local Court for an April 2017 discharge of…[Read More]

Sydney Markets has largest rooftop solar array

Sydney Markets in Flemington now has the largest rooftop solar array for a private company in the southern hemisphere.The enormous…[Read More]

Return and Earn initiative collects more than 150 million plastic drinking containers in NSW

NSW EPA has reported that more than 150 million drink containers have been refunded through Return and Earn, and more…[Read More]

Conviction for recycling company for false and misleading NSW EPA

A demolition and recycling company in NSW has been convicted and fined $75,000 in a NSW court for knowingly providing…[Read More]

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY – Reminder – Assistance for recycling industry

Applications are now open for funding grants of between $50,000 to $500,000 from Sustainability Victoria to assist the recycling industry…[Read More]

NSW Government’s response to the enforcement of China’s National Sword policy – NSW Recycling Industry changes – Temporary increases to stockpiling limits – Intergovernmental Taskforce – Assistance for Councils

The NSW Government and NSW EPA have announced that they will work with councils, regional waste groups and industry in…[Read More]

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