Posts in Category: Environment
DEVELOPERS of a solar farm at Glenrowan claim the project will boost the region’s economy by millions of dollars and create jobs.
DOWNFALLS of up to 69mm of rain in Wangaratta caused a blackwater event in the One Mile Creek at Wangaratta.
A US Army pilot who flew missions in Iraq is keeping watch on the North East region in case a large-scale fire starts this summer.
THE Victorian State Emergency Service has downgraded the flood warning to that of minor for the Ovens and King rivers.
LESS than expected overnight rain has eased the overall flooding threat, but moderate to minor flood warnings remain in place along the Ovens River.
A COMPANY that has proprietary lead remediation techniques in Australia to fix the North Wangaratta contamination problem onsite says it’s ready to start on the job immediately and get the oval ready in time for the 2018 football season.
A HUGE solar system, potentially generating 100 kilowatts of power, will be installed at Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) by the end of 2017/18.
AN Australian leader in environmental consulting, who compiled the contamination report for a Wangaratta gun club, has warned that implementation of impractical government frameworks could represent a $2 billion liability for the national shooting industry.
INFECTIOUS skin conditions and other bugs are being contracted from the Ovens River.
KEEN shooter and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie will look into the process surrounding the North Wangaratta lead contamination investigation.
A TWILIGHT market on December 22 will help showcase the burgeoning Wangaratta Urban Food Garden.
OUT of control burn-offs in the North East last week have given firefighters and landholders an early taste of a potentially severe bushfire season this summer.