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  • 20 Jan 2017 EPA urges beachgoers to check water quality forecasts Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is urging beachgoers to check water quality forecasts, or sign up for SMS alerts, before hitting Port Phillip Bay’s beaches in the coming days. Today’s water quality forecast for Port Philip Bay’s 36 beaches is poor.
  • 19 Jan 2017 EPA fines Parks Victoria for Gippsland licence breach Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined Parks Victoria more than $7,500 for discharging contaminated wastewater into the Buchan River in Gippsland.
  • 19 Jan 2017 EPA publishes a guideline on odour environmental risk assessment for Victorian broiler farms Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has released a guideline outlining how to conduct and assess odour environmental risk assessments (odour ERAs) as part of planning permit applications for broiler farms with more than 400,000 birds.
  • 19 Jan 2017 Costly outcome for Hallam man after court upholds fine A $607 Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) fine issued to a Hallam man for throwing a lit cigarette butt out of his car window has proven costly after the fine was upheld in court this week, which also ruled he must now also pay $2000 in EPA’s legal costs.

Page last updated on 19 Jan 2017