EPA

Double standards from EPA?

Local residents read with interest your story that “Environmental lawyers have cautioned the NSW EPA that its decision to give Delta Electricity a pollution exemption in December last year is…




Rally calls for crackdown on Vales Point pollution

Concerned community members rallied in Newcastle on Wednesday, urging the Environmental Protection Authority to make Vales Point Power Station clean up its act. Vales Point pollution rally at Centennial Park,…





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….