New EPA officer

A NEW environmental officer has been appointed to the region to boost authorities’ ability to respond to small-scale pollution and waste issues in Sunraysia.

The Environment Protection Authority has appointed Michael Lindeman, one of 11 new local officers being trialled around the state, to work with Mildura Council on a trial basis.

Mildura Mayor Mark Eckel, EPA Victoria chief executive Nial Finegan, Mildura’s new Officer for the Protection of the Local Environment Michael Lindeman and Cr Jason Modica

Mildura Mayor Mark Eckel, EPA Victoria chief executive Nial Finegan, Mildura’s new Officer for the Protection of the Local Environment Michael Lindeman and Cr Jason Modica

The Officers for the Protection of the Local Environment (OPLE) will respond to small to medium scale illegal dumping, litter, dust and odour concerns.

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