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More legal action over contaminated soil — Moorabool Environment Group challenges Planning scheme change

The Moorabool Environment Group has launched new proceedings in the Supreme Court – this time challenging the Planning Minister’s decision to give the green...

VIDEOS: Jacinta Allen launches Ballarat rail upgrade, says PFAS soil not her decision

The Transport Infrastructure Minister has cut the ribbon on Ballan’s second train platform this morning (Monday) and formally launched the Ballarat line upgrade at...

Awards chair, teenage charity worker and Winterknits honoured in Moorabool

Three sets of people – all associated with Ballan – have taken out the 2021 Moorabool Citizen, Young Citizen and Event of the Year. Moorabool...

Endangered platypus may help toxic soil fight

It's an Australian icon and now it could be the thing that stops toxic soil being processed at Maddingley Brown Coal. The Victorian Government...

Confidential documents reveal pressure on EPA to approve toxic soil dumps

A newly-released email reveals pressure on the Environment Protection Authority to approve PFAS-contaminated soil dumping sites – and comes as the head of the...

Westgate roadworks cause major delays for Western Vic commuters

The Westgate tunnel project has been in the news for major delays and contaminated PFAS soil issues. Some concerned travelers have take to social...

Avenue of Honour spoil-truck signs & lights removed — Local green group says prep work should stop

Truck traffic lights and signs in the Bacchus Marsh’s iconic Avenue of Honour have been removed - after concerns West Gate Tunnel spoil would...

MBC/Civic says EPA soil plan backflip was “technical error”

A lobby group employed by Maddingley Brown Coal has responded to reports of the delivery of material for toxic soil ‘cells’ – and the...

Minister throws Maddingley Brown Coal & Transurban ‘under a bus’ after illegal action

The State Government wants a ‘please explain’ from Transurban and Maddingley Brown Coal about the start of large-scale truck movements near and along the...

Planning scheme amendment stands after 19-18 loss

Just one vote has made the difference for a planning rule that affectively allows PFAS-contaminated West Gate Tunnel soil to be dumped in Bacchus...

Protest to go ahead, despite EPA toxic soil backflip — Opposition wants independent investigation

Plans to dump PFAS-contaminated soil have been banged on the head – and now protestors want to make sure there’s another nail in the...

EPA to quash its own toxic soil decision

Bacchus Marsh is breathing a sigh of relief tonight. The Environment Protection Authority has reportedly backflipped on the approval of a plan that paves the...

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