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Waste control in the dumps despite high recycle rates

Waste control in the dumps despite high recycle rates | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
NSW has fallen behind other states in key areas of waste management and is likely to fall short of targets despite record levels of household recycling.
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Waste Management: NSW has fallen behind other states in key areas of waste management.

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Out of sight, out of mind: groundwater in peril

Out of sight, out of mind: groundwater in peril | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
The thirsty continent is losing its hidden water reserves. But Jim O'Rourke reports on moves to refill aquifers with supplies that would otherwise go to waste.
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Land And Water Management: Ground water is in peril since there is lots of droughts happening in the outback, 43% of NSW depends on the ground water. Also, our water is being polluted and soiled and can easily evaportate. 

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Unheralded and unnecessary plans put coastal care at risk

Unheralded and unnecessary plans put coastal care at risk | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
A grab for control could leave beachgoers much worse off.
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Coastal Management: Victorian beaches are under risk from a new proposed plan to change victorias coastal planning system that keeps the beaches clean and healthy. 

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Air quality in Sydney breaches safe levels 19 times

Air quality in Sydney breaches safe levels 19 times | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
Sydneysiders endured 37 days of high air pollution last year, with air quality breaching national standards on 19 days, says the NSW opposition.
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Sydneys air quality contravenes safe levels 19 times, air quality is a major environment and health issue in sydney now.

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