New South Wales News

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Changes to NSW model Work Health & Safety (WHS) Regulations

According to the Workcover Authority of NSW, the implementation of the model Work Health and Safety Regulations (WHS Regulations) should…[Read More]

Hexavalent chromium lower than first reported at Stockton

EPA NSW has revealed it has revised its figures for the levels of hexavalent chromium present after the August 8,…[Read More]

Audit compliance and the GGAS for 2012

According to a guide for Accredited Certificate Providers under the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Scheme the “GGAS will terminate (via public…[Read More]

Chemicals of security concern

The Australian Attorney-General’s Department is seeking feedback on a regulation impact statement (RIS) which analyses four options to reduce the…[Read More]

Changes to environment protection legislation

– applies to all holders of environment protection licence in NSW There have been recent changes to the NSW’s environment…[Read More]

EPA NSW prosecutes a Banksmeadow recycling facility

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has commenced six prosecution proceedings against Botany Building Recyclers Pty Ltd, Foxman Environmental Development…[Read More]

Ballina sugar mill mercury incident

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) was informed by WorkCover NSW on January 31, that approximately 100 millilitres of mercury…[Read More]

Comment on changes to pollution incident reporting

The NSW Government is calling on submissions on proposed changes to environmental regulation that aims to improve the way reporting…[Read More]

Electricity prices set to further increase

In June 2011 IPART estimated the average increase in regulated prices from July 1, 2012 to be 10% and 9.5%…[Read More]

Waste Levy Review

NSW Minister for the Environment Robyn Parker recently called for submissions on the review of the NSW Waste and Environment…[Read More]

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