Three former Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) executives will be on trial in the first criminal trial linked to the Fukushima crisis.

Tasmania’s energy crisis drags on this week, with very little sign of reprieve on the way.

A Senate committee is examining BP’s plans to search for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

WaterNSW has confirmed job cuts are on the way, raising concern that services may suffer.

The Mayor of Palm Island says a $7 million temporary desalination plant could become permanent.

New South Wales health authorities say the drinking water supply at Broken Hill is safe, despite locals claiming it causes skin irritation.

The new chief of the Murray Darling Basin Authority has reported on his first few weeks in the job.

Updated modelling shows global sea level rose faster in the 20th century than in any of the 27 previous centuries.

Authorities have discovered harmful bacteria at a children's water playground at Perth's new Elizabeth Quay.

A tussle over who will buy Australian port-and-rail operator Asciano continues, with two big players looking at a joint bid.

Experts say Australian children who are exposed to higher levels of lead are more likely to show increased aggressive behaviour in adulthood, and to commit an assault that results in death.

Federal and state government eyes have turned once again toward water infrastructure for northern Australia.

Farming families that rely on the erratic Darling River for irrigation have formed a lobby group to protect their livelihoods.

Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection officers are visiting sugar cane properties this to help improve the quality of water flowing out to the Great Barrier Reef.

Four billion people face severe water scarcity for at least one month a year, according to a new report.

Researchers say some Australian turtle populations are at risk of being feminised into extinction.

A hydrogeology report suggests the expansion of the Springvale colliery in NSW could destroy nearby swamplands.

A new state-of-the-art facility could see Tasmania carve out a name as the home of underwater robots.

South Australia is lining itself up as the new home of nuclear waste in Australia.

It’s official – Environment Minister Greg Hunt is the best in the world.

The first long term report on environmental watering in the Murray-Darling Basin has found a number of improvements.

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