Authorities and the company responsible for 100,000 litres of PFAS-contaminated water which was released into the Shoalhaven River remain tight-lipped about its environmental impact.
Posted in Australian Feed Postings, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Defence and Aerospace Industries, Defence Forces, Defence Industry, Fishing, Aquaculture, Navy, Pollution, Water Management, Water Pollution
One Nation senator Pauline Hanson is using the oft-rejected Bradfield Scheme as a condition of her support of the Government's tax cuts. Diverting floodwater from Queensland to drought affected areas sounds like a great idea, but is it all it's cracked up to be?
At a conservative estimate, people around the world are consuming a credit card's-worth of microplastic every week, according to a new study.
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The town's only supermarket has burned down and the nearest source of food and clean water is 80 kilometres away.
Regional centres including Dubbo and Tamworth are expected to face a water supply crisis within months.
As the water dries up in drought-affected Australia, so does the money that keeps many country towns afloat.
The federal election campaign, already less civil than usual, is getting uglier as the finish line nears.
Posted in Australian Feed Postings, Climate Change, Disasters and Accidents, Drought, Elections, Environment, Event, Federal Election, Federal Elections, Government and Politics, Liberal National Party, Nationals, Political Parties, Water, Water Management
Major industrial operators in western NSW are being warned they will have their water allocations reduced within weeks as dam levels plummet.
In Central Australia, one of the largest and most pristine desert river systems on the planet is flooding, but with the water and wildlife comes a message from locals: the Lake Eyre Basin needs protecting.
Water levels in dams are dropping faster than they have in decades, according to new research by Sydney Water — edging Sydney closer to the re-introduction of water restrictions.
Posted in Australian Feed Postings, Drought, Environmental Impact, Environmental Management, Environmental Policy, Environmentally Sustainable Business, Local Government, Water, Water Management, Water Saving, Water Supply