3 Jan 2018
Caroline Springs company charged over industrial waste
A Caroline Springs company and its sole director are due to face court soon, over the alleged dumping of industrial waste at a rented property in Campbellfield.
27 Dec 2017
Major fines for polluting companies
Two Melbourne companies have earned fines of $125,000 and $60,000 respectively for illegal activities that put the environment at risk. In both cases the courts also ordered costs against the companies adding a further $20,000 and $52,000 respectively.
22 Dec 2017
EPA forecasts poor water quality at St Kilda beach
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) water sampling at 36 of Port Philip Bay’s beaches has found there is currently poor water quality at St Kilda Beach and people should avoid swimming there.
21 Dec 2017
EPA lays 144 charges for illegal transport of waste
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has laid a total of 144 charges against four companies and two individuals under the Environment Protection Act 1970 following a comprehensive investigation into the alleged unlawful transport of prescribed waste.
20 Dec 2017
EPA reminds industry to secure pollution over holiday season
With many industries shutting down for the Christmas holiday season, EPA is warning all businesses to secure possible pollution threats while they’re away.
19 Dec 2017
Smoky outside? EPA says protect your health
EPA is warning Victorians that smoky conditions are a threat to people’s health, even far away from the bushfires that create the smoke.
18 Dec 2017
SE Water fined for sewer spill
South East Water (SE Water) will be fined nearly $8,000 by Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) after sewage spilled from a faulty pipe joint to a roadside drain on the South Gippsland Highway at Tooradin.
14 Dec 2017
Marengo Man charged for waste offences
Failure to clean up a Marengo property strewn with industrial waste has left a man more than $20,000 out of pocket after pleading guilty to two charges brought against him by Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) in the Colac Magistrates' Court.
14 Dec 2017
Plumpton man pleads guilty to failing to clean up industrial waste
Failure to clean up a Plumpton property strewn with industrial waste has led to Mendo Kitanovski pleading guilty in the County Court to one charge of failing to comply with two clean up notices issued by Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA).
13 Dec 2017
EPA Fines Schutz $8,000
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined chemical container manufacturer and reconditioner Schutz Australia Pty Ltd $7,929 for installing and commissioning new equipment without first applying for an EPA Works Approval.