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Tag: NSW Environment Protection Authority

Port Waratah Coal Services fined $15,000 for ‘polution incident’

A “pollution incident” during ship-loading activities in Newcastle Harbour has resulted in a $15,000 fine to Port Waratah Coal Services.

Newcastle company fined $15,000 for incompetent ship loading

The NSW EPA has punished a Newcastle company for failing to transfer tar-based substances onto a ship properly last year.

GALLERY: Fish-kill at Throsby Creek shocks residents

An investigation is currently underway after thousands of dead fish were spotted floating on the surface of Newcastle’s Throsby Creek on Monday morning.

Beresfield poultry processing facility fined $15,000

A Beresfield poultry processing facility has been fined $15,000 by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for allegedly discharging high-strength effluent into Woodberry Swamp.

Vales Point exemption slammed by environmental lawyers, doctors

Environmental lawyers and doctors have slammed the NSW EPA’s decision to grant Delta Electricity a special exemption from legal air pollution limits at the Vales Point Power Station for another five years.

Strict new operating limits for Vales Point Power Station

Vales Point Power Station will have its limits on nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions cut by up to 35% to meet new national air quality standards in the local community.

Vales Point emission exemption application open for public comment

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is inviting residents to comment on Delta Electricity’s application for exclusion to the set emission limit for nitrogen oxide at its Vales Point Power Station.
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