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Landfill and Waste Services during the Christmas and New Years Holiday.

Rubbish BinKerbside wheelie bin collections will operate as per the normal schedule -
EXCEPT
residents whose collection day is WEDNESDAY, will have their bins collected up to two hours earlier during the festive period, so residents will need to make sure bins are put out the night before.

Date

 Moree Landfill

 Villages Landfill

Wednesday 25 December 2019
Christmas Day - Public Holiday
 Closed  All landfills closed
Thursday 26 December 2019
Boxing Day - Public Holiday
 9am - 1pm  Mungindi - Closed
Friday 27 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  All landfills closed
Saturday 28 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  Mungindi      9am - 11am
 Boggabilla    1pm - 4pm
 Gurley          2pm - 4pm
 Terry Hie Hie 9am - 11am
Sunday 29 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  Mungindi                        9am -11am
 Biniguy & Garah            10am -12pm
 Boomi & Pallamallawa    1pm - 4pm
Monday 30 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  Mungindi        8am - 9:30am
Tuesday 31 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  Mungindi        3pm - 4:30pm
 Boggabilla      1pm - 4pm
Wednesday 1 January 2020
New Year’s Day Public Holiday
 Closed  All landfills closed
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Report Pollution Incidents and Resident Notification

Report pollution incidents at the Moree Waste Management Facility

NOTIFICATION OF RELEVANT AUTHORITIES

Emergency Call Services - Emergency Hotline Number (24 hours)  000
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) NSW  EPA Environmental line 131 555
 NSW Ministry of Health (via Public Health Units)  Tamworth Regional Office (02) 6764 8000
 (Public Health Officer On Call)
 SafeWork NSW Hotline Number  13 10 50
 Fire and Rescue NSW Emergency Call Services  000 

 

Resident Notification  

Procedure for communicating with the community in a pollution incident at the Moree Waste Management Facility. In the unlikely event of an incident at the Moree Waste Management Facility, Moree Plains Shire Council will endeavour to provide early warning and important advice to directly affected premises of what the imminent incident is how those affected can prepare and respond.

Moree Plains Shire Council will inform residents through a variety of communication methods. These include but are not exhaustive to;

  • Moree Plains Shire Council website and facebook pages
  • Media releases (radio, television, newspapers as required) - NOW FM 98.3, NOW FM Mungindi 107.1
  • Warning signs
  • Letter drops site visits/door knocking telephone calls
  • Other methods as the situation requires.

Moree Waste Management Facility (PIRMP) 

The purpose of Pollution Incident Response Management Plans (PIRMP) is to assist Moree Plains Shire Council in making quality decisions during times of crisis. This plan contains guidance in determining the appropriate actions to take to prevent injury and damage to the environment and property due to a pollution incident. Incidents such as fire, vehicle crashes, chemical spills, explosions or gas leakages are controlled by Combat Agencies such the NSW Fire Brigade and Police.

The responsible Combat Agency may request Council to provide assistance in the emergency. Other relevant authorities specified in the Act may also need to be notified (such as other Council staff, NSW Ministry of Health, SafeWork NSW, Fire and Rescue NSW).

Moree Waste Management Facility ‚Äď Evergreen Road (off the Newell Highway)

Moree Plains Shire Council must comply with the public information requirements of the Protection of the Environment Legislation Amendment Act 2011 (POELA Act) to prepare and implement a pollution incident response management plan for its environment protection licence 12788.

The purpose of Pollution Incident Response Management Plans (PIRMP) is to assist Moree Plains Shire Council in making quality decisions during times of crisis. This plan contains guidance in determining the appropriate actions to take to prevent injury and damage to the environment and property due to a pollution incident. Incidents such as fire, vehicle crashes, chemical spills, explosions or gas leakages are controlled by Combat Agencies such the NSW Fire Brigade and Police.

The responsible Combat Agency may request Council to provide assistance in the emergency. Other relevant authorities specified in the Act may also need to be notified (such as other Council staff, NSW Ministry of Health, SafeWork NSW, Fire and Rescue NSW).

PIRMP Moree Waste Management Facility

Yarraman Waste Facility PIRMP (non - operational)

The purpose of Pollution Incident Response Management Plans (PIRMP) is to assist Moree Plains Shire Council in making quality decisions during times of crisis. This plan contains guidance in determining the appropriate actions to take to prevent injury and damage to the environment and property due to a pollution incident.

Incidents such as fire, vehicle crashes, chemical spills, explosions or gas leakages are controlled by Combat Agencies such the NSW Fire Brigade and Police. The responsible Combat Agency may request Council to provide assistance in the emergency. Other relevant authorities specified in the Act may also need to be notified (such as other Council staff, NSW Ministry of Health, SafeWork NSW, Fire and Rescue NSW).

Yarraman waste facility ‚Äď Canarvon Highway, Moree (non-operational)

The Yarraman waste facility is not open to the public however Moree Plains Shire Council must comply with the public information requirements of the Protection of the Environment Legislation Amendment Act 2011 (POELA Act) to prepare and implement a pollution incident response management plan for its environment protection licence 5903.

Yarraman Landfill PIRMP

EPA Licence Monitoring and Data

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) issues environment protection licences to the owners or operators of various industrial premises under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act). Licence conditions relate to pollution prevention and monitoring, and cleaner production through recycling and reuse and the implementation of best practice.

As a licensee, Moree Plains Shire Council makes environmental monitoring data required under each licence publicly available. Click on the following links to access monitoring data from the facilities that Council operates.

Moree Waste Management Facility
Monitoring Data Yarraman Landfill
Monitoring Data Moree Sewerage Treatment Works

 

 

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