8 Aug 2017
EPA Fines Cleanaway Subsidiary
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined Baxter Business Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd, for breaches of the Environment Protection Act at their Fraser Road, Clayton landfill site.
3 Aug 2017
Poor air quality expected in Melbourne this morning
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) advises that air quality in Melbourne this morning may be unhealthy for sensitive groups due to elevated levels of PM2.5 particles.
2 Aug 2017
Joint EPA and CFA update on Stawell tyre stockpile site
Repeated failure by the owners of a tyre stockpile in Stawell to comply with Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) notices and with a Country Fire Authority (CFA) Fire Protection Notice has led EPA to take steps to take charge of the site and effect a clean-up.
1 Aug 2017
Environmental impacts on local waterways from Coolaroo fire
Water used to control a fire at a recycling plant in Coolaroo has impacted on local waterways and caused fish deaths.
26 Jul 2017
EPA Victoria - Fire at the SKM Coolaroo site
EPA's involvement with the recent fire at SKM’s recycling plant in Coolaroo centred around environmental monitoring of air quality, monitoring of waterways contaminated by firefighting water, providing advice on how to contain the water and providing advice about the cleaning up and responsible disposal of fire debris.
26 Jul 2017
EPA receives application from Boral Cement for new Geelong facility
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has received a works approval application from Boral Cement Ltd to construct a new clinker (rough part made cement) grinding facility at 37-65 Walchs Road, North Shore, Geelong (Lascelles Wharf).
25 Jul 2017
Charges laid after EPA investigates demolition waste from former Corkman Irish Pub
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has charged two companies and their two directors with numerous offences under the Environment Protection Act 1970 following a comprehensive investigation into the management of demolition waste from the former Corkman Irish Pub in Carlton.
24 Jul 2017
EPA fines Ballarat North company for illegal waste burning
EPA has fined a Ballarat North company more than $7,700 for burning industrial waste that emitted a large plume of black smoke.
21 Jul 2017
Plastic spill leads to motorcycle accident and a fine from EPA
EPA has fined a West Melbourne company more than $7700 after tonnes of plastic beads spilled from a truck and caused two motorcycle accidents.
21 Jul 2017
EPA completes air monitoring campaign in Coolaroo
Following discussions with the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB), Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has stopped monitoring air quality around the SKM Recycling and Waste Management site in Coolaroo.