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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Permit withdrawn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’...

Potential for putrid smells from mine

By Helen Tatchell A notice of an application to amend a planning permit has been lodged with council, and residents in the area are not...

Home for household waste

By Helen Tatchell Putrescible – is this the word that is causing angst in the community, describing potential decaying smells of domestic waste? Or is...