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Current News

23 April 2015
A major report looking at the health of the Derwent over the past five years has found the condition of the estuary has improved in some areas and declined in others.
24 March 2015
A diesel spill incident on Monday 23 March in the water at Hobart wharf was handled effectively by Tas Ports in accordance with the EPA's incident response plan, and the emergency response was subsequently downgraded.
19 March 2015
The Derwent Estuary Program is hosting the Derwent Science and Management Symposium at the CSIRO Marine Laboratories in Hobart on 23 April 2015 and you are welcome to attend for a day of inspirational talks from local and interstate speakers.
13 March 2015
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the proposed expansion of a quarry near Tarraleah in Tasmania's Central Highlands.
03 March 2015
Three University of Tasmania (UTAS) students who will be undertaking Honours research into acid mine rehabilitation, pest fish eradication and land use threats to platypus in Tasmania, were awarded a Governor's Environmental Scholarship in 2015.