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Current News

21 July 2015
Wes Ford was appointed as the new Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in May 2015, joining the new EPA Board members who were appointed in late 2015. He was also appointed General Manager of the EPA Division of DPIPWE at the same time.
20 July 2015
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the upgrade to the Arthur River Road Quarry at Arthur River in the State's North West.
15 July 2015
The EPA has released the results of an investigation into the fish kill incident in the Scamander River in late June, finding no evidence of pollution as the cause of the fish death.
25 June 2015
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of the proposed expansion of a gravel quarry near Murdunna on the Forestier Peninsula.
10 June 2015
Emergency response personnel from the EPA Division joined forces last Wednesday 3 June with their counterparts from the Tasmanian Fire Service (TFS) and TasPorts to trial the use of TasFire's new Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS) in marine waters.