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Toxic shock for residents

EXCLUSIVE More than 80 properties built on and around the closed Sunshine landfills are sitting on buried waste and are being exposed to methane gas. A...

Drilling to find landfill fire

Work to investigate “hotspots” at the Kealba landfill will resume today. Drilling is expected to start to find the cause of a suspected underground fire...

Suspected fire reported at Kealba landfill site

A fire burning within a waste cell at the Kealba Landfill site is believed to be the source of a "toxic, smokey chemical" smell. Residents...

Toxic smell sparks health fears

The state's environmental watchdog is calling on members of the community to help it find the source of a toxic smell. Residents in Kealba have...

Air monitoring unit comes to Brimbank

Brimbank is set to receive a new mobile air monitoring unit. Select SES units across Victoria operate mobile air quality monitoring gear as part of...

Slurry leak leads to fine

A Keilor Park concrete supplier has been fined more than $8000 following a leak at its facility last month. The leak was discovered by Victorian...

SKM ordered to stop accepting waste at Coolaroo recycling plant

The Coolaroo recycling plant that was the site of a major blaze in July, 2017, has been ordered to stop accepting waste materials by...

Water safety warning

The EPA has issued a warning to the public to stay away from a number of Brimbank waterways. The agency recommended that people avoid swimming...

EPA issues PFAS warning

The EPA has issued a warning to the public to stay away from a number of Brimbank waterways. The agency recommended that people avoid swimming...

Car wreckers clean up their act

Western suburbs car wreckers are getting their environmental compliance into gear. The Officer for the Protection of the Local Environment (OPLE) program has yielded significant...

EPA program to stay, for now

A pilot program introduced last year as part of the EPA reforms to provide more effective regulation of environmental issues will continue. The $4.8 million...

“Jet fuel” smell remains a mystery

A Melbourne Airport investigation has been unable to identify the source of an odour which lingered over Keilor recently. A number of Keilor residents filed...

New video aims to fight illegal waste dumping

A new video from the EPA aims to fight the widespread environmental hazard of the illegal dumping of skip bin waste. Chris Webb of EPA's...

Locals kick up over stink

Fed up Brooklyn residents have called for a manned monitoring station in the suburb to put an end to years of odour problems. After a...

Airport noise drives curfew plea

Fed up Keilor residents are continuing to push for a solution to noise caused by planes at Melbourne Airport. The suburb lies just a few...

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Growing a more conscious farming future

A Keilor not-for-profit organisation is striving to create the next generation of sustainable farmers with a focus on stewarding lands and caring for community,...

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