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Boat Sewage Management Directive

News Story - The EPA Director has made a Sewage Management Directive on the Discharge of Sewage from Certain Vessels into State Waters.
(21/12/2013)

2013 Derwent Report Card

News Story - A report card on the health of the Derwent has found the condition of the estuary improved in many areas in 2012-13. (13/12/2013)

Public comment sought on risk based approach to discharge of sewage from boats

Members of the public are invited to comment on a draft directive looking at possible longer term arrangements for the disposal of sewage from vessels in Tasmanian waters. (1/11/2013)

EPA Annual Report 2012 13

The EPA Annual Report was tabled in the Tasmanian Parliament on Wednesday 16th October. (21/10/2013)

Child and Family Centres to distribute re usable bags

News Story - Child and Family Centres and emergency relief providers around the State will be distributing re-usable bags in a lead up to the 1 November plastic shopping bag ban in Tasmania. (18/10/2013)

EPA Director considers Mangana Gold Mine proposal

A proposal to construct and operate a gold mine near Fingal in the state’s north east has been considered by the EPA Director under delegation from the EPA Board. (2/10/2013)

Working Group on Sewage Discharge from Vessels

An expert working group formed to discuss the disposal of sewage from vessels in Tasmanian waters held a second meeting in Hobart on Thursday 19 September 2013. (24/9/2013)

EPA Board considers BCD Resources NL gold mine proposal

Media Release - A proposal to develop an open cut gold mine near Moina in the state’s north-west has been considered by the EPA Board. (20/9/2013)

EPA Board considers Didymium pilot plant at Bell Bay

Media Release - A proposal to develop a pilot plant at Bell Bay in the state’s north-east has been considered by the EPA Board. (20/9/2013)

EPA Director considers Stornoway Projects Pty Ltd Mangalore quarry proposal

A proposal to increase annual production from an existing hard rock quarry off Blackbrush Rd near Mangalore has been considered by the Director EPA under delegation from the EPA Board. (20/9/2013)

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