Next an exhaustive tender and procurement procedure, Ecosystem Security Authority Victoria (EPA) has appointed the contractor to have out remedial works at the unlawful waste web-site in Lemon Springs, south of Kaniva in the state’s north west.
EnviroPacific Services Ltd will begin functions in March 2021, with excavation of waste currently being completed in levels. EPA will operate closely with EnviroPacific to make certain the elimination of waste is carried out properly and carefully. All squander excavated will be sampled and taken to an correctly accredited facility for disposal.
“The protection of the community carries on to be our leading priority,” mentioned EPA Challenge Manager, Julian Bull.
“We plan on keeping the regular communications we have experienced with them as properly as a planned neighborhood conference for February 2021 in Kaniva.
“The conference will give the local community a prospect to hear from EPA, EnviroPacific and stakeholder groups like council, CFA and the drinking water authority about how the siteworks have been progressing and what’s to arrive.
“Details will be introduced as quickly as probable, with invites despatched to stakeholders and the community.”
Groundwater sampling was accomplished on web-site in December 2020, with success continuing to exhibit no indications of contamination. Sampling will proceed to be performed regularly in the course of the challenge to guarantee any prospective contaminants are found.
EPA will keep on to go after the occupier to pay for the price tag of cleansing up and will use all out there powers to keep them to account.
EPA’s website is the ideal position to take a look at to continue to be up to date – epa.vic.gov.au/kaniva