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Fines & Prosecutions

BlueScope Steel notified relevant authorities of a number of statutory non-compliances with environmental regulations during 2004/05. Most of these were relatively minor in nature and related to the Port Kembla Steelworks.

As reported in last year's Health, Safety Environment and Community Report, BlueScope Steel received a fine of $70,000 under the Protection of Environment Operations Act (NSW) 1977, in July 2004, over an incident at the Port Kembla Steelworks in March 2003, where a failure to maintain equipment resulted in air emissions.

There were no significant environmental incidents recorded during 2004/05 and no other environmental fines were incurred.

Prosecutions, Number of Prosecutions. Fines, Australian Dollars.