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Asbestos Risk Management is Critical on Urban Renewal Sites
Environment
Wednesday April 17 2019

Asbestos Risk Management is Critical on Urban Renewal Sites

By the time it is finished in 2019, an $11.35 million project to rehabilitate 1.2 kilometres of the Upper Stony Creek in the west Melbourne suburb...

Environmental Performance Audits are Critical for Infrastructure Asset Owners
Engineering
Thursday February 21 2019

Environmental Performance Audits are Critical for Infrastructure Asset Owners

For several reasons, owners of large-scale infrastructure assets may want to understand and/or demonstrate how well or otherwise their assets are performing in terms of their...

Runaway Global Warming Just Decades Away
Environment
Wednesday August 8 2018

Runaway Global Warming Just Decades Away

Earth may be just decades away from a climatic tipping point that triggers runaway global warming and threatens the future of humanity, scientists have warned.

Study Raises Concerns About Lead Exposure
Environment
Wednesday March 14 2018

Study Raises Concerns About Lead Exposure

Environmental exposure to low levels of lead hidden in paint, soil and plumbing systems could be responsible for hundreds of premature deaths every year, an international...

Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma
Environment
Thursday January 4 2018

Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma

Middle aged Australians who live near major roads are more likely than others to suffer from asthma, a study has found.

Light Pollution on the Rise
Environment
Tuesday November 28 2017

Light Pollution on the Rise

The world is getting brighter, but US scientists say that may not be a good thing.

Carbon Dioxide at Record Levels: UN
Environment
Tuesday October 31 2017

Carbon Dioxide at Record Levels: UN

The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling...

50-degree Future for Aussie Cities: Study
Environment
Thursday October 12 2017

50-degree Future for Aussie Cities: Study

Climate change could result in Melbourne and Sydney sweltering through 50-degree days within the next couple of decades, a new study warns.

US Still Quitting Paris Climate Deal
Environment
Wednesday September 20 2017

US Still Quitting Paris Climate Deal

US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser has told a United Nations meeting that the US is standing by its plan to abandon the Paris climate...

Environment
Apr 15 2019
SA's Recreational Reservoir Opens

The South Australian government may allow access to a drinking water catchment south of Adelaide. 

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Environment
Apr 11 2019
Ex-Emergency Chiefs Sound Climate Alarm

Federal government MPs have been slammed for laughing about climate change in parliament as Australia faces catastrophic weather which is putting lives at risk.

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Environment
Apr 9 2019
Vic Residents Against Dumping Ground Areas

Residents in Melbourne's industrial suburbs are fed-up at being a dumping ground for hazardous waste, urging the state government to crackdown on the industry in the...

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Environment
Apr 9 2019
Vic Timber Recycler Banned over Stockpiles

A timber recycling centre in Victoria has been banned from accepting more combustible timber waste by the environmental watchdog. 

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Environment
Apr 9 2019
Miners Urged to Help WA Asbestos Cleanup

The companies that created the most contaminated site in the southern hemisphere should stump up cash to help clean it up, West Australian Aboriginal Affairs Minister...

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Environment
Apr 8 2019
Victorians Rally for Toxic Waste Crackdown

Residents in Melbourne's north will rally for a crackdown on the hazardous waste industry after a factory fire, as the state government considers an electronic tracking...

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Environment
Apr 8 2019
Another Toxic Blaze Clouds Melbourne

A waste management factory which exploded into a fireball sending a toxic black plume over Melbourne had been storing almost three times the quantity of chemicals...

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Environment
Apr 3 2019
Billions Set Aside for Natural Disasters

Australian communities bracing for catastrophic natural disasters will soon have access to billions more dollars in recovery funding.

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Environment
Mar 29 2019
Labor Pledge to Protect SA's Water Flows

A Labor government would try to restore the Murray-Darling Basin to health by overturning a deal made last year.

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