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08 February 2017
The attached Technical Report was prepared by the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), Environmental Research in Macquarie Harbour- Interim Synopsis of Benthic and Water Column Conditions January 2017.
18 January 2017
The Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), Mr Wes Ford today released his latest Determinations, lowering the maximum permissible biomass to 14,000 tonnes of finfish in Macquarie Harbour for the period from 14 February to...
15 December 2016

EPA Tasmania's Air Section has been highly commended for its innovative statewide air quality monitoring program at this year's Public Sector Excellence Awards.
08 December 2016
The Environment Protection Authority has released its latest Strategic Plan 2016-19 which is the third since the EPA Board was established in 2008. The Plan sets out the Authority's key priorities for the next three years, bringing together the work...
30 November 2016
The Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has written to salmon lease holders in Macquarie Harbour advising them of his intention to reduce the biomass limit following an assessment of the most recently available scientific data.
18 November 2016
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed sand quarry at Saltwood Road, Bridport in the Dorset municipality.
16 November 2016
The Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has completed his review of the Spring 2016 salmonid monitoring data for Macquarie Harbour.
11 November 2016
Congratulations to the organisers of the National Environmental Health Conference held in Hobart in November, attended by 160 delegates and with presentations from experts from America and across Australia.
11 November 2016
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed expansion of Fairbanks quarry at Nabowla in the Dorset municipality which was referred to the Board in August 2016.
10 November 2016
Two North West businesses have formed a winning partnership, converting pyrethrum waste into clean biofuel briquettes as a substitute for coal, and taking home the prestigious EPA Sustainability Award at this year's Tasmanian Community Achievement...