TNG Pty Ltd’s challenge to the validity of the NSW Waste to Energy regulation that ruled out waste to energy in the Greater Sydney Basin has failed. With the validity proceedings over, the focus shifted back to Malouf’s appeal to NSW Land and Environment Court against the Independent Planning Commission’s refusal to approve his incinerator… Continue reading Finally, Malouf throws in the towel on his Waste to Energy incinerator in Western Sydney
The NSW Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal by Ian Malouf’s The Next Generation (TNG) Pty Ltd against the NSW Land and Environment Court’s finding that the NSW Energy to Waste regulation is valid. Background The Independent Planning Commission (IPC) refused TNG’s application to build a Waste to Energy Incinerator at Eastern Creek in 2018.… Continue reading NSW Court of Appeal upholds validity of Waste to Energy regulation -but Malouf still not down and out.
On June 2, a Bingo Industries subsidiary Dial-a-Dump (EC) Pty Ltd pleaded guilty to allowing odours to escape from its landfill premises into surrounding suburbs. This is an offence under Section 129 of the NSW Environmental Operations Act. Between March and June 2021, Bingo allowed emissions of a rotten egg gas (hydrogen sulphide) to escape… Continue reading Bingo finally accepts guilt for odours that damaged health of Western Sydney residents.
Ian Malouf’s The Next Generation (TNG) appealed against the decision by the NSW Land and Environment Court that the NSW Thermal Waste to Energy regulation is valid. You can read earlier reports on the case here and here. The NSW Court of Appeal heard the appeal on March 6, 2023 and reserved its decision on… Continue reading NSW Court of Appeal reserves decision on validity of Waste to Energy regulations
Ian Malouf’s The Next Generation Pty Ltd (TNG Pty Ltd) has not given up on its proposal to build a waste incinerator at Eastern Creek. Despite a seven year long community campaign opposing his plan and a new NSW regulation gazetted in July, which many believed would stop the project, he continues to push his… Continue reading Malouf still pushing Waste Incinerator in Western Sydney
Ian Malouf’s The Next Generation Pty Ltd (TNG) has challenged the validity of a new regulation that prohibits waste to energy in the Greater Sydney basin. The regulation that was made under the powers of the Protection of the Environment Operations (PE0) Act was gazetted in July. TNG’s case against the NSW government will be… Continue reading Malouf’s TNG challenges validity of new NSW Waste to Energy regulation
Criminal Action finally underway In May 2022, the NSW Environment Protection Authority began criminal proceedings against Bingo Industries’ subsidiary Dial-a-Dump Pty Ltd that operates a huge landfill at Eastern Creek. The Land and Environment Court proceedings finally got under way on September 16. The official name of the case is 2022/00135414 Environment Protection Authority v… Continue reading Environment Protection Authority v Bingo’s Dial-a-Dump landfill at Eastern Creek
The post highlights weaknesses and gaps that the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has identified in Bingo’s Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its Eastern Creek Waste Facility.
In CEM’s submission for Eastern Creek REP Throughput Increase, we request that this application is assessed in the real world in which this facility operates. Not in a context of out-of-date and inaccurate data.
On September 11, the NSW EPA issued an updated licence with new conditions. From a lay perspective the changes seemed complex. For this reason, CEM research director and environmental scientist Charlie Pierce has prepared the following briefing note for the community. It reviews the changes and their significance.