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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...

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...

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’ –...

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...

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...

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 Govt gives planning nod for West Gate Tunnel soil in Bacchus Marsh

Moorabool Shire Council is angered and disappointed that the State Planning Minister has approved an amendment to the Moorabool Planning Scheme that...

This critter could stop PFAS contaminated soil coming to Bacchus Marsh

A forgotten native frog could halt PFAS-contaminated soil from being dumped on the southern edge of Bacchus Marsh. Multiple...

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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...

Eynesbury rollover after kangaroo’s close call

A man is shaken, but unharmed, after a close call with a kangaroo led to a rollover on Eynesbury Rd tonight.

Man flown to hospital after Ballan rollover

A 44-year-old man has been flown to the Royal Melbourne hospital after the ute he was in rolled near the Ballan Mineral...

Why are passenger trains on the Ballarat-Geelong line?

Blink and you might miss it. Passenger trains have returned to the Ballarat-Geelong line - but not for long.