The City of Coffs Harbour has been fined a total of $20,000 over its management of its waste facility, which resulted in a strong odour across the city’s south over a 15-month period.
- A court heard Coffs Harbour’s council knew about but failed to act on a blocked gas flow line for more than a year
- The NSW EPA charged the council after residents complained about the stench
- Magistrate Stephen Olischlager said council was “delaying a cost”
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) brought two charges related to breaches of the council’s environment protection licence of its…