Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency after a significant leak at a large pond of wastewater threatened to flood roads and burst a system that stores polluted waters.
- by Adriana Gomez Licon
Having withstood the worst effects of COVID-19, Ho Chi Minh City authorities have their sights on an epidemic of a very different kind.
- by Chris Barrett and Yen Duong
Residents opposed to the development of one of Australia’s largest freight hubs say the site requires long-term monitoring and possible intervention to prevent toxic chemicals leaching into the nearby Georges River.
- by Peter Hannam
NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes has asked his department to investigate sustainable alternatives to synthetic grass.
- by Julie Power
The masks are believed to be from containers that fell off a ship in high seas 73 kilometres off the coast of Sydney.
- by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
The NSW government will invest $750 million over the next 10 years to help big polluters modernise their technology.
- by Alexandra Smith
An upgrade of a major wastewater tunnel, which runs from Sydney’s western suburbs to North Head at Manly, has resulted in odours escaping into the community.
- by Andrew Taylor
About 2.5 billion pieces of rubbish are flowing through the Yarra and Maribyrnong rivers each year and the problem is getting worse.
- by Benjamin Preiss
Australia remains one of the only countries in the world not to have introduced a ban at a federal level by ratifying a United Nations treaty.
- by Carrie Fellner