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16 June 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed open cut tin mine and processing plant by Ten Star Mining Pty Ltd off Heemskirk Rd, Zeehan in the West Coast municipality.
09 June 2017
The Environment Protection Authority is calling for nominations for the 2017 EPA Sustainability Award, which is one of several categories of the Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards run by Awards Australia, designed to recognise individuals,...
07 June 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of Tasmanian Irrigation's proposed quarry at Tayene within Launceston City Council's municipality.
07 June 2017
The EPA has responded to media inquiries today, regarding the reissued biomass determinations of yesterday and whether Tassal is in breach of these.
06 June 2017
The EPA Director, Mr Wes Ford, today reissued the biomass determinations provided to Tassal for Macquarie Harbour for the period from 1 June 2017 to 31 May 2018 to avoid any doubt as to the intent of the determinations.
01 June 2017
The EPA Director, Mr Wes Ford has responded to additional media inquiries regarding approval issues, following his announcement of the final biomass determinations for Macquarie Harbour.
31 May 2017
The Director, Environment Protection Authority, Mr Wes Ford, has advised Huon Aquaculture, Tassal and Petuna that the biomass for Macquarie Harbour will be set at 12,036 tonnes, or 13 tonnes per hectare for the period from now until 31 May 2018.
26 May 2017
The EPA has issued environmental guidelines for the development of a waste collection system under fish pens in Macquarie Harbour.
26 May 2017
The Government is seeking comment from the community on new draft Smoke Regulations, which will replace the current regulations in August.
25 May 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has published the 3rd Edition of the Quarry Code of Practice. This replaces the 2nd Edition published in 1999, which the EPA has reviewed to reflect changes since that time.