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Feb, 2012

NSW tightens environmental incident reporting requirements

Late last year, the New South Wales Parliament rushed through changes to the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act) regarding pollution incident reporting requirements. The proposed amendments to the legislation were prompted by an incident at a Newcastle Ammonium Nitrate plant where a release of hexavalent chromium into the atmosphere [...]
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Jul, 2011

Absorb presents at CIGRE National Environmental Conference

While we’re on the topic of professional development... Absorb Environmental Solutions was invited to present two technical papers at the inaugural National Environmental Conference run by CIGRE, an international organisation that shares technical information regarding electrical networks such as the national power grid. (more…)
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Jul, 2011

Richard Branson congratulates Absorb graduate on his “recycled chock”

At an award ceremony in London, Richard Branson personally congratulated Certificate IV graduate in On-Site Environmental Management Les Payne on his innovative “recycled chock”. Based in Brisbane, Les is the OHSE Compliance Manager for Virgin Australia. (more…)
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