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MOREE - POLLUTION INCIDENT RESPONSE MANAGEMENT PLAN (PIRMP) 


The purpose of these documents is to ensure Moree Plains Shire Council complies 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 license 5903.


Moree Waste Facility

PIRMP Moree Waste Management Facilty

 

 

 

 

Contacting relevant Authorities in a pollution incident at the Moree Sewerage Treatment Plant

 

 

In the event of an incident at the Moree Sewerage Treatment Plant, please contact the 24 hour hotline on 1300 369 511.

 

Alternatively contact:

 

Moree Plains Shire Council

Water and Waste Department

Level 2, Max Centre

30 Heber Street

MOREE NSW 2400

 

P: (02) 6757 3222

F: (02) 6752 3934

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Website: www.mpsc.nsw.gov.au  >> Report a problem

Facebook: www.facebook.com/MoreePlainsShireCouncil

Twitter: https://twitter.com/moreeshire
 

 

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)

WorkCover NSW

Hotline Number 13 10 50

Fire and Rescue NSW

Emergency Call Services 000

 

 

 

 

Procedure for communicating with the Community in a pollution incident at the Moree Sewerage Treatment Plant

 

In the unlikely event of an incident at the Moree Sewerage Treatment Plant, 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;

 

-          Telephone Calls

-          Site Visits/Door Knocking

-          Moree Plains Shire Council website and Facebook Pages

-          Media Releases (Radio, Television, Newspapers as required)

-          Letter Drops

-          Warning Signs

-          Other methods as the situation requires.