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  • 1 Jul 2016 EPA fines Gippsland Water for spill Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has issued Central Gippsland Region Water Corporation (Gippsland Water) with a penalty infringement notice of more than $7,500 for a significant spill from the Regional Outfall Sewer in Rosedale, Gippsland.
  • 1 Jul 2016 EPA launches investigation into potential asbestos at CFA Huntly site Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is investigating how a pile of industrial waste potentially containing asbestos ended up at CFA’s Huntly site.
  • 29 Jun 2016 EPA urges safe use of pesticides after eel deaths Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is urging Victorians to use pesticides correctly after the suspected poisoning of at least 20 eels in a Melbourne creek.
  • 28 Jun 2016 EPA issues Wangaratta gun club notices Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has issued the Wangaratta Clay Target Club with two notices that require the extent of lead contamination at the North Wangaratta Recreation Reserve to be understood, and for the club to cease shooting activities until measures are put in place to stop further contamination occurring.

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