EPA

Red water from roof cleaning

The mystery of the source of red discoloured water at Lakedge Ave, Berkeley Vale has been solved. Early last week, September 6 and 7, residents started to notice red water…


EPA has duty to act on climate

With so much land on the Peninsula classified as bushfire-prone the community may be relieved to learn the outcome of a recent court challenge which makes the NSW Environmental Protection…


Crown Land NSW now controls fate of boat shed

A detailed assessment of the former Empire Bay Marina site commissioned by the NSW Government has identified unacceptably high levels of contamination. Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Adam Crouch,…




EPA fines Forestry Corporation of NSW

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) for allegedly failing to mark a protected zone during a logging operation at Olney State Forest. EPA…




$2.3M may help with EPA fines

Forum – It was with great interest I read in your January 15 edition news of a $2.3M Federal Government grant to local recycling company iQ Renew. The Minister for…


EPA defends its recent track record

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has hit back at claims by member for Gosford, Liesl Tesch, that it has let down the Central Coast with a drastic reduction in…


Groundskeeper fined $48,000

The NSW Land and Environment Court has convicted and fined a groundskeeper $48,000 after an autistic man almost died after consuming a highly toxic pesticide from an unmarked drink bottle….







Recycling company fined

Recycling company IQ Renew has been fined a total of $33,000 by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for allegedly breaching its environment protection licence at two Central Coast facilities…



Power station pollution control licence renewed

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has renewed the five-year licence without significant change to pollution controls at Delta Electricity’s Vales Point Power Station at Mannering Park. The licence renewal…