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The State Environmental Planning Policy No 55 – Remediation of Land (SEPP 55) and the associated Contaminated Land Planning Guidelines were introduced in 1998 as a framework for the management of contaminated land in NSW. 20 years on, the state planning policy will be replaced by the new Remediation of Land State Environmental Planning Policy

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iEnvi stepped up to the mark and prepared a fast turn around preliminary site investigation (PSI) for a Childcare Development Application in Western Sydney iEnvi prepared a fast turn around preliminary site investigation (PSI) for a developer in western Sydney, wishing to transform a residential property into a childcare facility. They were under severe time

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groundwater remediation

iEnvi staff developed a commercially viable and statutory compliant solution for groundwater remediation of a coatings manufacturer site in Western Sydney, due to be completed in June 2018, including groundwater delineation, underground storage tank (UST) removal and validation, soil bioremediation, human health and environmental risk assessment (HHERA), and groundwater remediation. The client company’s commercial objectives and

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PFAS

Tired of sieving through information on the web on PFAS? iEnvi have compiled some FAQs that might help. HOW LONG DO PFAS STAY IN THE ENVIRONMENT? PFAS with long carbon chains have estimated half-lives ranging from 2-9 years such as: PFOA 2 to 4 years; PFOS 5 to 6 years; and PFHxS 8 to 9

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iEnvi receive frequent requests from clients to help manage disposal of impacted materials, products, land or groundwater contaminated by per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (known as PFAS).  It is widely considered that the new asbestos has only recently been more fully understood and can be measured in laboratories. PFAS are widely distributed in the environment and

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The NSW EPA released new Guidelines on the Duty to Report Contamination in July 2015, replacing the 2009 version. The update was significant both for companies and individuals that have knowingly or unknowingly polluted groundwater or soil, or have contamination on property they own or manage. The Duty to Report Contamination Guidelines provides detailed guidance

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Is your property too risky to sell before remediation contamination? A long-held view (particularly by Government agencies) is that contaminated property transaction is too complicated to sell as contaminated, and the environmental liability risk is too hard to manage in selling the property in a contaminated condition. But now there are useful tools used by

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