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Landfill not acceptable for waste disposal: Transpacific

Posted on 18 September 2012
Transpacific Industries Group chief executive Kevin Campbell says he hopes to one day not need to use landfill for waste disposal. Campbell, who leads Australia's largest waste management company, says landfill was no longer an acceptable method of disposing of waste.

He said gove...
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Fatal truck accident causes major fuel spillage in Victoria

Posted on 14 September 2012
A truck has crashed in Victoria's north, killing the driver and causing a major fuel spill that has forced the closure of the Hume Freeway. Emergency services are on the scene attempting to contain the fuel near Violet Town, south east of Shepparton. A CFA spokeswoman says an estim...
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Storm Isaac tars Louisiana beaches with oil from BP spill

Posted on 11 September 2012
Two years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, mats of oily tar from BP Plc.'s ill-fated Macondo well have turned up on Louisiana's shore after Hurricane Isaac stirred up submerged oil deposits, BP officials said on Tuesday. BP said the oil that washed ashore after H...
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Greenpeace says six activists climb Russia's Arctic oil platform

Posted on 24 August 2012
Activists climbed Gazprom's oil platform in the Arctic overnight to protest against plans by the Russian energy giant to drill in the environmentally important zone, Greenpeace said on Friday. The activists 'have taken up positions' on the platform and have enough supplies for ...
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Tennessee Valley Authority liable for 2008 coal ash spill-ruling

Posted on 24 August 2012
The Tennessee Valley Authority is legally responsible for a 2008 accident that sent 5 million cubic yards of toxic coal sludge oozing into a small community in eastern Tennessee, a federal judge ruled on Thursday. U.S. District Judge Thomas Varlan said the levee that was supposed to keep t...
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