Canberra residents threaten legal action over Caltex petrol spill

Canberra residents threaten legal action over Caltex petrol spill

10 months ago
Furious residents in Canberra’s west have accused Caltex of “downplaying” a petrol spill at one of its service stations, and say they will seek legal advice over fears it has contaminated the soil beneath their homes. Caltex confirmed a leak was discovered in an underground petrol tank at its Holt station in February, which has now contaminated soil and reached groundwater. Engineering firm WSP Australia has been brought in to investigate whether the petrol has […]
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Feedback invited for new Guidelines on underground storage systems

10 months ago
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has released draft Guidelines to support owners of underground fuel storage to protect the environment and surrounding community and is seeking feedback from stakeholders. Underground fuel systems are commonly found at service stations, marinas, work depots, golf courses, airports, car dealerships and where fuel is stored or used. Leaks and spills from these systems can harm the environment and pose a risk for the community by contaminating land and […]
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