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Environment Protection Authority

Disclosure log: 2014

Under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Actexternal link), the EPA is required to keep a record (a disclosure log) of information about formal applications we receive under the GIPA Act.

The disclosure log sets out information that is released under the GIPA Act that may be of interest to members of the public. The log has details of how you can access the information.

Refer to the disclosure log for applications received in other years.

For applications received prior to February 2012 please visit the Office of Environment and Heritage website.

Reference no. Date the application was decided Description of the information and the type of release (full or partial) Whether the information is available to access now
(If the decision is to defer access, approximately when the information will be made available)
How it can be accessed

GIPA358

EPA125

21/02/14

Partial release (77 documents).

Documents from August until December 2013 regarding the Fell Review Report into the EPA's performance concerning Orica and Botany Industrial Park.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

Ph: (02) 9995 6080 or (02) 9995 6497

PO Box A290 Sydney South NSW 1232

Level 14, 59 Goulburn Street, Sydney

GIPA361

EPA126

06/02/14

Full release (two documents).

Calendar entries or documents showing the number of meetings between Barry Buffier and/or Mark Gifford of the EPA and Orica staff or representatives. between 1 January 2013 and 1 January 2014.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

 GIPA366

EPA128

31/03/14

Full release (three documents).

Documents related to a hazardous incident which occurred at Kelvin Park Drive, Bringelly on 24 May 2011.

 Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

 

GIPA372

EPA131

26/03/14

Full release (25 documents).

Information relating to a site visit of Orica’s Botany site on 22 October 2013 by EPA Board members and EPA staff.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA377

EPA133

03/04/14

Full release (five documents).

Correspondence between the EPA and Environmental Risk Sciences Pty Ltd (EnRiskS) and draft Auditors Guidelines – Section 4 - Contamination Assessment, Remediation and Management.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA382

EPA134

22/04/14

Partial release (284 documents).

Access to documents regarding groundwater in the vicinity of the Bibblewindi water treatment facility that were previously refused under GIPA333 / EPA115.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA386

EPA136

28/04/14

Partial release.

Annual return for EPL 5590 for 2012-2013 (Cadia Valley Operations).

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA387

EPA137

30/04/14

Partial release (127 pages - 28 documents).

Documents related to the engagement of Professor Chris Fell in his independent assessment of the performance of the EPA with respect to chemicals at Botany.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA390

EPA139

23/04/14

Full release (31 documents).

Submissions related to the Protection of the Environment (General) Amendment (Native Forest Biomaterial) Regulation 2013.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA393

EPA140

09/07/14

14/07/14

05/09/14

Partial release (over 200 documents).

Information concerning the EPA’s 2013 review of the coal seam gas industry (includes Site Visit Reports relating to various Metgasco, Dart Energy, Santos and AGL sites - these reports were also released under GIPA394 / EPA141).

Also refer to GIPA402 / EPA147 for information concerning AGL’s Gloucester environment protection licence application.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA394

EPA141

09/07/14

17/07/14

02/09/14

Full release (43 documents).

Site Visit Reports relating to various Metgasco, Dart Energy, Santos and AGL coal seam gas sites (these reports were prepared following the EPA’s 2013 review of the coal seam gas industry).

This information was also released under GIPA393 / EPA140.

Information not relevant to the access application will not be released.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA395

EPA142

01/07/14

Partial release (42 documents).

Documents relating to test results and environmental line reports regarding the Number 1 demolition site at Chester Hill.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA398

EPA144

01/07/14

Partial release (approximately 140 documents).

Documents related to PART3A Project Application 08_0008 Hunters Hill Remediation Project.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA400

EPA145

21/05/14

Full release (four documents).

Documents regarding the groundwater contamination under the Waverley bus depot.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA401

EPA146

26/05/14

Partial release (three documents).

Senior EPA staff register of conflicts of interest.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA402

EPA147

24/07/14

Partial release (approximately 200 documents).

AGL Upstream Investments Pty Ltd’s September 2013 environment protection licence application concerning its Gloucester coal seam gas operations.

Also refer to GIPA393 / EPA140.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA403

EPA148

23/05/14

Full release (15 documents).

Copies of annual returns from 2000 to 2014 of POEO EPL licence no. 1378 (Martins Creek Quarry).

Also refer to GIPA413 / EPA153 and GIPA430 / EPA161.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA404

EPA149

30/05/14

Partial release (27 documents).

Documents in relation to the pollution of groundwater aquifers as a result of leaking ponds at the Bibblewindi Water Treatment Facility near Narrabri, NSW.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA411

EPA151

30/05/14

Full release (46 documents).

Documents arising from investigations into contamination of the sites:

1) 103-105 Silverwater Road, Silverwater

2) 54-58 Derby Street, Silverwater.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA412

EPA152

21/05/14

Full release (457 pages).

Documents provided to Professor Fell, regarding his investigation into the activities of the EPA.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA413

EPA153

07/07/14

Partial release (29 documents).

The proponent’s application, and related documents to the EPA regarding Licence Variation 1071585 of EPL 1378 (Martins Creek Quarry).

Also refer to GIPA403 / EPA148 and GIPA430 / EPA161.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA417

EPA157

12/05/14

Partial release (83 pages).

Complaints about odour at North Head on 24 February 2010.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA420

EPA158

25/07/14

Full release.

Documents related to 51-59 Princes Highway, Fairy Meadow.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA422

EPA159

06/08/14

Partial release.

Environmental Protection Licenses for each year 1994-2014 including annual extraction rates – Action Sands Tweed River – licence number 004723.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA429

EPA160

10/07/14

Full release (88 documents).

Any licence issued by the State Pollution and Control Commission and reports in relation to and at Lot 40 DP255228 Winston Rd, Eagleton.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA430

EPA161

17/07/14

Partial release (50 documents).

All applications, reports, licences and any other documents in relation to the processing and extraction of gravel on land known as Lot 1 DP204377 [Martins Creek Quarry].

Also refer to GIPA403 / EPA148 and GIPA413 / EPA153.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA442

EPA162

24/07/14

Partial release (eight documents).

Documents relating to any potential or actual conflicts of interest regarding consultants providing advice and working for the EPA in the Botany region.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA443

EPA163

15/08/14

Partial release (10 documents).

Ordinary/primary returns of pecuniary interests of EPA Board members (2012-13).

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA445

EPA164

18/07/14

Full release (nine documents).

Records related to 71 Fig Hill Lane, Dunmore.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA449

EPA166

01/08/14

Partial release (78 pages).

Documents relating to the probity and procurement of the Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment to analyse test results or comment on contamination in the Hillsdale/Botany area.  

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA451

EPA167

11/08/14

Full release (22 documents).

All documents and information that the EPA considered when making a submission on the Baiada Broiler Farm proposal.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA463

EPA169

25/08/14

Partial release (267 documents).

Communications between the EPA and the Forestry Corporation of NSW since 2011 that relate to Royal Camp State Forest.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA465

EPA171

14/08/14

Partial release (two documents).

Location of disposal of liquid waste by Polpure, between 6 June 2007 and 23 September 2009.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA471

EPA174

12/09/14

Partial release (1 report).

Copy of audit report carried out by the "Odour Unit" on behalf of Transpacific (Liquid Waste Treatment Plant).

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA473

EPA175

16/09/14

Partial release (33 pages).

Any correspondence, emails, reports including advertisements, tender documents, and declarations of conflict of interest, regarding the contracting of public relations firm Cato Counsel.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA474

EPA176

20/10/14

Full release (10 documents).

Scope revised 8/10/2014; EPA evaluations and any specific reports in relation to emissions from ships.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA475

EPA177

11/09/14

Full release (one document).

Camden Gas Project Leak Detection and Repair Report, May-December 2013.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA480

EPA178

15/09/14

Full release (one document).

The final report of Ferrier Hodgson’s lead abatement strategy related to the former Pasminco Smelter.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA482

EPA179

18/09/14

Full release (two reports).

  • AECOM (11 April 2014) EISB Update Report #8 (July 2013 – December 2014) for Lawrence Dry Cleaners Facility
  • AECOM (23 November 2011) Adaptive Management Strategy Remedial Action Plan, Henry Davis York – Lawrence Dry Cleaners.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA483

EPA180

06/11/14

Partial release (100 documents).

Internal, interagency and ministerial correspondence, briefing notes, minutes of meetings regarding EPL 1378 April 2007 Licence variation 1071585 (Martin Creeks Quarry).

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA484

EPA181

24/09/14

Full release (one document).

Email related to Martin's Creek Quarry - Licence Variation in 2007.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA486

EPA182
14/1014

Full release (36 pages).

EPA correspondence and reports between the owner of 84-90 George St. Marulan and Goulburn Council.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA487

EPA183

10/09/14

Full release (four documents).

Records regarding the bus depot at 14 Ettalong Road, Morisset.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA488

EPA184
16/10/14

Full release of (28 reports).

348 Victoria Road, Rydalmere contamination assessment (Jan 2009 to Aug 2014).

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA493

EPA186

20/11/14

Partial release (73 records).

Records relating to the Warkworth and Mt Thorley Continuation Projects.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA497

EPA188

02/10/14

Partial release (43 documents).

Records relating to the Alexandria Landfill and Alexandria Recycling Centre (EPL 4627 and EPL 12594) including six monthly volumetric surveys and a Filling Plan (May 2012).

(Sensitive business information will not be released).

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA500

EPA190

31/10/14

Full release (681 pages).

Reports relating to the former Catherine Hill Bay coal mine.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA504

EPA193

17/11/14

Full release (1 document).

Mutual recognition applications by environmental auditors.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA511

EPA194

04/03/15

Full release (16 documents).

Records relating to the ban on solaria and the Radiation Control Regulation 2013.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA512

EPA195

16/01/15

Partial release (178 pages and 9 short videos).

Complaints received by the EPA about Summertime Chicken Pty Ltd..

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA521

EPA198

05/12/14

Partial release (eight documents).

Information regarding a letter/email written to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Chemicals Branch by the EPA regarding Mr Andrew Helps and Hg Recoveries Pty Ltd.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA522

EPA199

04/12/14

Partial release (30 pages).

Communications and emails with or about Professor Brian Priestly.

(Personal information and irrelevant information will not be released).

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA524

EPA200

 23/02/15

Full release (56 documents).

Integrated Forestry Operations Approvals (IFOA) monthly reports for the Central Forestry region for June-October 2014.

 Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

GIPA530

EPA203

28/01/15

Partial release (1 report).

Transpacific Industries; Liquid Waste Plan Odour Management Review; previously considered in GIPA471.

Access is available now.

Contact a Right to Information/Privacy Officer.

Page last updated: 10 December 2015