16 Mar 2018
Kew Yarra water quality alert
UPDATE 2.30PM SATURDAY 17 MARCH 2018 - Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has reviewed updated water quality results on the Yarra River at Kew and found bacteria levels are now reduced to acceptable levels for recreational contact.
15 Mar 2018
EPA Reiterates PFAS Advice for Heart Morass
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is reminding duck hunters in the Gippsland area about its advice not to consume PFAS (per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances) affected eel, carp and duck taken from the Heart Morass area. This includes any part of the animals, including duck breast.
13 Mar 2018
Fine for illegal dumper
A man who turned his rented Sunbury farm into an illegal dumping ground for industrial waste has been fined and ordered to pay Environment Protection Authority Victoria’s (EPA) costs.
8 Mar 2018
EPA welcomes VAGO air quality audit
EPA welcomes and accepts the recommendations of the VAGO Performance Audit – Improving Victoria’s Air Quality.
3 Mar 2018
EPA gives advice on managing contaminated garden soil
Urban farmers can take steps to protect their vegie patches against potential contaminants by taking a few simple steps, advises Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA).
2 Mar 2018
EPA clarifies role in proposed Lara goat farm
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has clarified its role in the proposed Nuchev goat farm in Lara.
2 Mar 2018
EPA encourages community to attend open house information session at Brooklyn
People living and working in and around Brooklyn will have the opportunity to speak directly with councils, government agencies, local industries and community groups about their efforts to improve air quality in the area, at the next meeting of the Brooklyn Community Representative Group (BCRG).
26 Feb 2018
Local servos sharpen their environmental act
Local service stations are about to receive a free resource from EPA that will help them to protect the environment and public safety in this community.
19 Feb 2018
Ballarat City Council fined over regional landfill
The Ballarat City Council has been fined nearly $8000, after failing to have the City of Ballarat Regional Landfill’s environmental monitoring plan independently verified for three years.
16 Feb 2018
Building in Casey, Dandenong or Frankston? Build Aware
Building sites in Cities of Casey, Greater Dandenong and Frankston will be the subject of a multi-regulator compliance blitz next week as part of the Build Aware campaign to increase builder awareness of environment, safety and building regulations.