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The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) say that Coles and Woolworths have met their immediate obligations under the Clean-up Notices issued by the Authority, with more than 5000 tonnes of soft plastics moved to safe storage.
Forest defender Valerie Thompson will today face court in Ballina after she was arrested for stopping forest operations in Doubleduke State Forest north of Grafton.
The logging at Doubleduke State Forest has been the centre of protests for months and forest advocates are celebrating a win this week following an EPA order that FCNSW ‘cease operations’ across are while giant trees are properly mapped.
The North East Forest Alliance have described the decision by the Environment Protection Authority to remove a logging exclusion over an oldgrowth forest identified as a fire refuge in Doubleduke State Forest, west of Evans Head, a dereliction of duty and are calling for it to be urgently reinstated.
The NSW Government says more plastic will be recycled and turned into new products across the state, thanks to $9 million in funding to support businesses transform their operations and access the latest plastic recycling technology.
A local ecologist is calling for the Environment Minister Matt Kean to protect important koala habitat and ensure that the EPA prosecute the Forestry Corporation for breaking the new logging rules.
The strategy for koala conservation is currently under review and the community is being asked for feedback on the best ways to help NSW’s endangered koalas.
Gilmour Space Technologies is looking to put Australia on the map when it comes to space flight with the first test flight of an Australian-made and owned rocket coming in a few months.