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PFAS not harmful…..said no one ever

By Kate Taylor and Helen Tatchell “…PFAS are not harmful to the public during soil removal, relocation or disposal.” - Transurban spokesperson An extraordinary claim of safety...

The background on the project

BACKGROUND - The MBC proposal is to provide a ‘bespoke’ solution solely for the West Gate Tunnel. - It would have a containment bay holding area,...

Signs, signs everywhere a sign

By Kate Taylor “If the tunnel workers shouldn’t be exposed to those levels of PFAS, then you shouldn’t be exposed to those levels of PFAS”...

Letter to the editor – “the vicious cycle continues until I...

Dear Editor, I have tried and tried to contact the EPA in relation to the state of the Pawan Creek adjacent to the Maddingly...

SEE NO EVIL

By Kate Taylor and Helen Tatchell There remains, more questions than answers about the state government’s potential plan to dump contaminated soil in Maddingley. So...

The ‘whole kit and caboodle’ here?

By Caitlin Bewley and Kate Taylor Rumours are circulating of a potential dumping site in Bacchus Marsh for contaminated soil coming from the West Gate...

Permit withdrawn

By Meg Kennedy After 12-months’ worth of heated debate, Maddingley Brown Coal (MBC) has officially backed out of a controversial application to store household waste...

Community advice: EPA approves CFA to release treated water from Fiskville

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has issued CFA with an official Notice to allow temporary release of treated water from the lake at CFA’s...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I was one of the several hundred people who attended the meeting on Tuesday night 6 May to hear of Council’s process...

Recycling mud

Western Water is using innovative techniques to recycle mud dug up from water pipe repairs and return it back to the environment. Deploying ‘hydro excavation’...