EPA GED Odour

EPA GED Odour

EPA GED Odour – Image source EPA Vic EPA has recently issued two fines and enforcement actions for odour offences, which highlight the risks and complexities for small and medium sized business managing potential odour issues. Recent data indicates that most...
EPA GED Land Contamination

EPA GED Land Contamination

EPA GED Land Contamination – Image source The Age Your duties and obligations regarding land contamination have expanded under the new EPA General Environmental Duty (GED). Your duties and obligations at a glance EPA recognises that (as the current land...
EPA GED Fire Risks

EPA GED Fire Risks

EPA GED Fire Risks – Image source ABC news The 2018 West Footscray Factory Fire was a major incident during the creation of the EPA GED, with significant human health and environmental impacts. Multiple charges were laid in the aftermath and the EPA has been hot...
EPA GED Chemical or Drum Disposal

EPA GED Chemical or Drum Disposal

EPA GED Chemical or Drum Disposal РImage source Herald Sun A recent EPA prosecution for illegal dumping demonstrates risks in chemical or drum disposal, under the EPA GED (General Environmental Duty) legislation, even for the well-intentioned.  Under the EPA...
EPA Chemical Spill Notification

EPA Chemical Spill Notification

EPA Chemical Spill Notification РImage source EHS.com If there is a chemical spill or incident at your business, you may need to issue an EPA chemical spill notification. You must report a pollution incident (by calling EPA on 1300 372 842) if it causes, or...