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Cabomba Bund Wall Deconstruction Underway

The bund wall constructed on the Darwin River, downstream of the bridge on Cox Peninsula Road, is being removed following the first application of herbicide on the invasive aquatic weed cabomba (Cabomba caroliniana).

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NT EPA Chairperson announced

The Northern Territory Government has today announced Dr Paul Vogel as the new NT EPA Chairperson.

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Emergency Response to Combat Sagittaria

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is surveying Darwin’s rural area for the invasive weed Sagittaria (Sagittaria platyphylla) as part of an emergency response following its recent discovery at a Howard Springs property.

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Shark Attack on Cabomba Infestation

The first intensified application of the herbicide Shark on the aggressive and invasive aquatic weed, cabomba (Cabomba caroliniana), has been completed with promising results.

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New Era in Bushfires Management

New bushfire legislation providing greater protection and recognition of volunteer fire fighters commences tomorrow.

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New WAC for the Tindall Limestone Aquifer

Nominations are now open for members tojoin the Tindal Mataranka – Daly Waters Water Advisory Committee.

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More time for new water licencing arrangements in Darwin rural area

The Northern Territory Government has announced a six month extension to water licence applications in the rural area for domestic residents who irrigate a garden area bigger than half a hectare (5000sqm).

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Court decision shows Commonwealth and CLP Governments have failed to protect the environment and provide economic certainty

Minister for Environment Lauren Moss has today welcomed the Federal Court decision to set aside the approval of the Port Melville marine supply base.

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Gamba Action Program Launched Today

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources today launched the 2016 Gamba Action Program in Darwin.

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Huge response to open and transparent fracking consultation

The Northern Territory Government has received 364 submissions for the Draft Terms of Reference for the inquiry into hydraulic fracturing of onshore unconventional gas reservoirs.