Current media releases
Houseboat greywater requirements updated 5 April
New requirements have been approved for houseboats that will allow owners to install cheaper, simpler greywater systems.
Truckies doing the right thing 15 March
EPA officers monitoring trucks on major northern and southern roads recently found that most truckies were doing the right thing by covering their loads.
Environmental licence for channel widening 12 March
The EPA has provided a licence to Flinders Ports to govern widening of the Outer Harbor shipping channel, with strict conditions in place designed to protect the marine environment.
Soil vapour testing in Albert Park 4 March
The EPA will soon begin digging bores to test for hazardous soil vapour near a former factory in Albert Park.
Fine for illegal tanning bed operator 1 March
A Glenelg man was convicted and fined $600 plus $800 in prosecution costs in the Adelaide Magistrates Court today over an illegal tanning operation at Somerton Park.
Environment protection order issued to waste recycler 22 February
The EPA has issued an environment protection order to recycler SKM Corporate Pty Ltd relating to waste stockpiles at its Wingfield depot.
Record fine for illegal waste depot operator 7 February
A South Australian demolition and asbestos contractor has received a record fine in the Environment, Resources and Development Court for operating an illegal waste depot.
Further TCE vapour testing to take place in Beverley 4 February
A new round of groundwater and vapour testing will begin this month in parts of Beverley where the aquifer is contaminated with chemicals, including trichloroethene (TCE).
Environmental licence for channel dredging 21 January
The Environment Protection Authority will issue Flinders Ports with an environmental licence to govern dredging operations as it widens the Outer Harbor shipping channel.