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.

Council fined $15K for discharge to creek

A Council has been fined $15,000 by NSW EPA after 7.22 million litres of stormwater from a waste facility was…[Read More]

Review of Electricity Distribution Reliability Standards 2020

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is reviewing the reliability standards in the operating licences of the state’s three…[Read More]

NSW regional water strategies

The NSW Government is currently preparing regional water strategies that is expected to bring together the latest climate evidence to plan and…[Read More]

Company fined $15K for failing to safely store hazardous chemicals

A NSW company has been fined $15,000 for failing to safely store hazardous chemicals at their waste facility.NSW EPA had…[Read More]

Non-compliance leads company to Enforceable Undertaking for uncontrolled discharge to stormwater at construction site

A construction company has entered into an Enforceable Undertaking with NSW EPA for an uncontrolled stormwater discharges that caused water…[Read More]

Dangerous goods truck and driver compliance operation blitz

NSW EPA is calling for all transporters of dangerous goods in NSW not to neglect regular maintenance of their vehicles.NSW…[Read More]

NSW EPA Prosecution Guidelines: NSW EPA to consider health impacts and environmental justice in prosecutions

NSW EPA has updated its Prosecution Guidelines (as we reported in AEBN’s National ENW e-news – 4 September 2020) which…[Read More]

New Chair of NSW EPA commences

The NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean has announced Rayne de Gruchy as the new chair of NSW EPA.Ms de Gruchy,…[Read More]

Proposed revisions to the guidelines for sampling contaminated land in NSW: Comment sought

 NSW EPA is seeking feedback on the proposed revisions to the guidelines for sampling contaminated land.  The revised guidelines, Sampling…[Read More]

Domestic waste council charges review: Comment sought

Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is seeking feedback on a review of NSW local council domestic waste management service…[Read More]

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