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Environmental monitoring

  • 27 May 2016 EPA investigates Gippsland effluent pollution Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is undertaking an investigation of a dairy effluent spill of up to 300,000 litres in Cloverlea, Gippsland.
  • 27 May 2016 EPA continues North Wangaratta Football Oval investigation Environment Protection Authority Victoria’s (EPA) investigation into lead contamination at the North Wangaratta Recreation Reserve is continuing to ensure it is safe for the community to resume sporting activities at the site.
  • 26 May 2016 Four offenders plead guilty to illegally dumping waste Four offenders have been ordered to contribute a total of $8000 to a court fund in the Swan Hill Magistrates’ Court yesterday after admitting their involvement in taking industrial waste from a former hotel site in Lalbert and dumping it on a farm in a nearby town.
  • 25 May 2016 Creek cleanup continues after Calder Freeway spill Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is continuing to support the cleanup of Steele Creek, Niddrie, following yesterday’s fuel tanker spill on the Calder Freeway. An information session will be held on Thursday 26 May.

Page last updated on 28 May 2016