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Asbestos dumped on Loyalty Road, North Rocks

The Hills Council will investigate the alleged illegal dumping of asbestos at North Rocks.

A LONG queue of vehicles stretches back from the Noosa River ferry as thousands head to Noosa North Shore. SURFRIDER Foundation has called for an end to unlimited access to the Noosa North Shore, naming Double Island Point at number two on its Australian list of endangered waves because of overcrowding and public health and environmental concerns.  As thousands of motorists and campers pour into the Cooloola Recreation Area during the Christmas-New Year holiday the Foundation said there were…

How a love for the Noosa North Shore is destroying it

POLLUTION: Residents spent hours on Tuesday morning cleaning up plastic and other rubbish littered along Stockton beach from the exposed former garbage dump on Hunter Water and Crown land at north Stockton. Picture: Matt Power More than a kilometre of the coastal strip, including the patrolled section of the beach, was littered with a wave of plastic and metal from an exposed garbage tip leaching rubbish into the sea near Corroba Oval, at north Stockton.  Out to sea plastic bags and bottles…

POLLUTION: Residents spent hours on Tuesday morning cleaning up plastic and other rubbish littered along Stockton beach from the exposed former garbage dump on Hunter Water and Crown land at north Stockton. Picture: Matt Power More than a kilometre of the coastal strip, including the patrolled section of the beach, was littered with a wave of plastic and metal from an exposed garbage tip leaching rubbish into the sea near Corroba Oval, at north Stockton. Out to sea plastic bags and bottles…

Ratepayers footing $50,000 bill for illegal dumping | Mackay Daily Mercury

TRUCKLOADS of illegally dumped waste including car bodies and whitegoods have been removed from Blacks Beach Spit this week.

MORE than 1000 cigarette lighters were among a record amount of rubbish cleaned up from a remote Far Northern beach by volunteers.  Tangaroa Blue Foundation broke its own record last week for the largest amount of marine debris removed during a single beach clean-up event.  Seven tonnes of garbage in more than 800 bags was cleared from a 6.7km stretch of coastline on Chilli Beach in Kutini-Payamu National Park in Cape York by 40 people over five days.

MORE than 1000 cigarette lighters were among a record amount of rubbish cleaned up from a remote Far Northern beach by volunteers. Tangaroa Blue Foundation broke its own record last week for the largest amount of marine debris removed during a single beach clean-up event. Seven tonnes of garbage in more than 800 bags was cleared from a 6.7km stretch of coastline on Chilli Beach in Kutini-Payamu National Park in Cape York by 40 people over five days.

Asbestos dumped near the Pelican Point Power station. Picture: Campbell Brodie

Asbestos dumped near the Pelican Point Power station.

More than 10 million pieces of plastic plucked from nature and documented. More than 10 million pieces of plastic have been collected around Australia as part of a litter audited that has included Port Stephens and the Hunter.   Tangaroa Blue Foundation this week reported the work of 100,000 volunteers, since 2004, as documented in the Australian Marine Debris Initiative (AMDI) Database.   In Port Stephens alone there’s been 3037 bits of plastic collected since 2016, along with 2404 metres…

More than 10 million pieces of plastic plucked from nature and documented. More than 10 million pieces of plastic have been collected around Australia as part of a litter audited that has included Port Stephens and the Hunter. Tangaroa Blue Foundation this week reported the work of 100,000 volunteers, since 2004, as documented in the Australian Marine Debris Initiative (AMDI) Database. In Port Stephens alone there’s been 3037 bits of plastic collected since 2016, along with 2404 metres…

'Career farmer' fined $47,000 over illegal dumping - Business News | TVNZ A Te Awamutu farmer has been fined $47,000 for illegally discharging dairy effluent.  Waikato Regional Council says staff inspected three properties owned by Christopher John Howard Empson nine times between December 2011 and March 2012.

'Career farmer' fined $47,000 over illegal dumping - Business News | TVNZ A Te Awamutu farmer has been fined $47,000 for illegally discharging dairy effluent. Waikato Regional Council says staff inspected three properties owned by Christopher John Howard Empson nine times between December 2011 and March 2012.

An attempt to save $35 in tip fees has cost one Perthville resident $7500 in EPA fines. A PERTHVILLE resident’s decision to dump waste containing asbestos by the side of the road at Gormans Hill instead of paying $35 to take it to the tip has cost him $7500 following prosecution by the NSW Environment Protection Authority.  The illegal dumping at a roadside reserve near the Bathurst Water Filtration Plant was captured on a closed circuit television camera installed by Bathurst Regional…

An attempt to save $35 in tip fees has cost one Perthville resident $7500 in EPA fines. A PERTHVILLE resident’s decision to dump waste containing asbestos by the side of the road at Gormans Hill instead of paying $35 to take it to the tip has cost him $7500 following prosecution by the NSW Environment Protection Authority. The illegal dumping at a roadside reserve near the Bathurst Water Filtration Plant was captured on a closed circuit television camera installed by Bathurst Regional…

$7 million fine for illegal dump

$7 million fine for illegal dump

Australia-MORE than 2200 reports of illegally dumped rubbish were made to Onkaparinga Council last financial year, however only five fines were issued to people caught in the act.

Australia-MORE than 2200 reports of illegally dumped rubbish were made to Onkaparinga Council last financial year, however only five fines were issued to people caught in the act.

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Christmas disgrace on Melbourne, Sydney beaches

WESTERN Sydney councils are spending hundreds and thousands of ratepayers' dollars on the removal of illegally dumped waste in their local government areas (LGAs).  Fairfield Council alone spends $1 million a year, while neighbouring Blacktown Council spends $300,000.  Included in the waste dumped illegally within each area are materials containing asbestos. Both councils say incidents are on the rise.

WESTERN Sydney councils are spending hundreds and thousands of ratepayers' dollars on the removal of illegally dumped waste in their local government areas (LGAs).

What a dump: The site on Bobs Range Road where waste containing asbestos had been illegally dumped. Picture: Ben Chenoweth.

What a dump: The site on Bobs Range Road where waste containing asbestos had been illegally dumped.

Previous Shire of Murray Clean Up Australia Day volunteers removing a shopping trolley from the Murray River. Photo: Supplied.  In the 2016/17 financial year, the Shire of Murray spent about $82,000 on the collection and disposal of litter and illegal dumping, of which $36,000 was spent on road side litter collection efforts.

Previous Shire of Murray Clean Up Australia Day volunteers removing a shopping trolley from the Murray River. Photo: Supplied. In the 2016/17 financial year, the Shire of Murray spent about $82,000 on the collection and disposal of litter and illegal dumping, of which $36,000 was spent on road side litter collection efforts.

ALLINA Shire Council has decided to pursue legal action over the illegal dumping of waste from the old Big Prawn site. found that Jade Wesley Rose, the managing director of Ballina Pumping Service and Northern Rivers Vacuum Excavation had illegally stored waste material at his Pimlico property. This was 15,600 litres of grease trap waste, 10,500 litres of waste oil and 3000 litres of drilling or excavation mud.

FINED company managing director apologises to councillors for 'genuine mistake' in storing waste oil at home, saying they didn't know they needed consent.

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