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  • 11 Dec 2017 EPA releases Lead in Wetlands Investigation Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has released the Lead in Wetlands Study Preliminary Investigation examining potential lead contamination in eleven lake and reservoir systems in Kerang and District Lakes and in the Western District Lakes.
  • 8 Dec 2017 EPA approves West Gate Tunnel project ventilation systems Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has granted Western Distributor Authority (WDA) a works approval to build road tunnel ventilation systems near the exits of the two proposed tunnels that make up the West Gate Tunnel project.
  • 5 Dec 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.
  • 1 Dec 2017 EPA grants application to run generators when power short Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has approved a *Section 30A application from Aggreko to establish up to 120 megawatts of temporary standby emergency power supply that may be required under extreme conditions during the 2017-2018 summer.

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