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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...

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...

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...

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...

Spring St protest against toxic soil this Wednesday

Friends and supporters of the Bacchus Marsh Community Coalition will hit the highway early Wednesday – to protest against plans to dump...

Moorabool Council to launch legal action over contaminated soil

Moorabool councillors have voted to launch legal action over changes to a Planning Scheme that effectively helps pave the way for PFAS-contaminated...

RRV releases options to get trucks out of Bacchus Marsh

Regional Roads Victoria has released three options for a Bacchus Marsh eastern link to take trucks out of the centre of town...

Hefty fines for dumping contaminated soil in Daylesford

The Environment Protection Authority has fined a Sunshine West company $8261 for dumping contaminated soil on a subdivision development at Daylesford.

VIDEO: Planning Minister’s toxic soil details could be released this week

A former Moorabool detective-turned-MP is hopeful that he can publicly share information conveyed to him about West Gate Tunnel spoil by the...

What is PFAS? What can it do to us? And why is it in the West Gate Tunnel?

What is PFAS? PFAS is a group of man-made chemicals including PFOA, PFOS, GenX and many other chemicals.

State Opposition will push to disallow toxic soil planning scheme change

The State Opposition says it will work to formally "disallow" amendments to the Moorabool Planning Scheme in State Parliament which have opened...

Grimley to meet Planning Minister about Bacchus Marsh toxic soil

A former Moorabool detective-turned-MP will seek answers from the Planning Minister about how a decision was made to pave the way for...

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