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  1. EPA approves expanded Alcoa Point Henry landfill

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has issued Alcoa of Australia Ltd with a Works Approval for two new landfill cells to accept waste from the decommissioning and remediation of its Point...

  2. Charges filed after EPA Tottenham fire investigation

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has filed a total of 34 criminal charges following a criminal investigation into a site in Tottenham that was the scene of a large industrial fire that...

  3. EPA Advice on Wood Heaters and Smoke

    It’s cold outside and for many Victorians that means a trip to the woodyard and firing up the wood burning heater. Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has some simple steps to...

  4. EPA lays charges against individual in relation to Lara waste pile

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has laid two charges against an individual following an investigation into the alleged failure to remove illegally dumped waste at a residential...

  5. Burning off? Don't toss any old waste onto the fire, says EPA

    With landholders making use of cooler weather to get some burning done, Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is warning that the mistake of tossing waste into the flames when burning off...

  6. Lyndhurst water recycling plant - have your say

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is calling for public comment on a proposed new wastewater recycling plant in the Aquarevo residential estate at Lyndhurst. South East Water has applied...

  7. EPA fines Biomix over water monitoring

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined Biomix Pty Ltd over groundwater monitoring at the company’s Stanhope composting facility. EPA North West Regional Manager Dr Scott...

  8. More progress at Lemon Springs dump site

    Continued drone surveying of the Lemon Springs illegal waste dump in the state’s north west has revealed additional underground locations of interest. Ground penetrating radar was used in the...

  9. Abattoir company fined and ordered to control the smell

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined a Poowong Abattoir over offensive odour affecting nearby residents, and required the company to plan improvements to prevent odour from...

  10. Campbellfield waste consolidation facility - Have your say

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is calling for public comment on a proposed Prescribed Industrial Waste (PIW) Management facility in Campbellfield. Greencare Environmental Solutions...