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Pollution Incidents ＆ Complaints
Land contaminated by environmentally hazardous materials can potentially affect the health and amenity of communities and cause surface and ground waters to become contaminated. It represents a burden for future generations.
Legislative Context - Land
The legislative and policy context for the management of contaminated land in Tasmania
Contaminated Land & Groundwater
Contamination means the condition of land or water where any chemical substance or waste above background level and can result from current or historic land uses. Contamination can represent, or potentially represent, an adverse health or environmental impact which may require assessment, management and/or remediation to ensure land is suitable for its current or intended use.
The EPA Division co-ordinates the Derwent Estuary Program and the Savage River Rehabilitation Project.
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