Latest pollution News

Proposed new measures to improve Aotearoa’s air quality
Greens response to Norwegian oil giant Equinor’s announcment it’s scrapping plans to drill
New artificial light guidelines to limit ecological harm
‘Climate Trigger’ laws off to Senate Inquiry
Victorian world comes to life in multi-storey Dunedin lightshow
Latest quarterly data shows no progress on cutting Australia’s climate pollution
Centennial Coal emits three years’ worth of pollution from mine in two years, with no penalty
Greens move to give climate victims right to sue fossil fuel companies
Marine Pollution Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 Passed
Transforming pollution into art
A mural with a message
Net zero by 2050 and new coal mines will not save us from climate emergency: Bandt
Newly found bacteria fights climate change, soil pollutants
Bushfire Royal Commission should be a turning point on climate change and extinction crisis
Bushfire Royal Commission a missed opportunity to reset Australia’s climate policies
Central Coast company fined for failing to comply with EPA prevention notice
EPA fines Suez Recycling and Recovery Pty Ltd
EPA charges lead to $10,000 fine over slurry and waste
New legislation to Improve Workers Compensation Conditions to be Introduced this Week
Leak at chemical plant costs company $242,000 after EPA action
BHP allowed to adjust its pollution limits after emissions blowout at mines
Cleanaway licence breach fine
‘Climate Trigger’ laws introduced to Senate to stop making climate crisis worse
Successful Prosecution in Darwin Local Court
Consumer anxiety about climate health impacts shows need for effective government strategy
New Deakin study finds sea urchins major culprits in CO2 emissions
After Canberra’s ‘summer of smoke’, Greens plan for future smoke crises
University joins national scheme to engage citizens in science
Budding boffins wanted for bat bioblitz
EPA action over Central Coast sewage leak
Criminal penalty underscores Adani’s appalling environmental and legal record
Electric bus trial in Yarra a first for Victoria
Shelter, safest air intake locations during urban pollution events identified
Urban Forest Strategy
New citizens conferred on Australia Day
More freight on rail to ease congestion and pollution in Melbourne’s west
Resources on working in heat and air pollution
Process to create new Lansdown precinct moves to next stage after a raft of additional environmental protections recommended by Council
Shining a spotlight on stormwater
Detox your home safely
Greens back action to stop oil drilling in Bight
Macquarie University opens dedicated rapid access clinic in response to spike in bushfire related respiratory illnesses
Recycling charities funded through dumping reduction program
Water and Environment Ministers must meet urgently to deal with mass fish kills and safe drinking
AIS boosts support for bushfire-affected athletes and their families
Cricket guidelines for smoke-affected environments
No shortage of salbutamol asthma inhalers
National Water Pollution Plan needed to protect clean water supply