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EPA considers proposal for meat processing facility on King Island

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed abattoir, render and composting facility at Lymwood on King Island. (13/12/2017)

Award winning efforts by EPA’s Science and Technical Air Section

News Story - The EPA’s Air Section, Science and Technical Branch, continues to receive recognition for its innovation and achievements in air quality monitoring. (13/12/2017)

Hobart City Council’s Waste Strategy wins this year’s EPA Sustainability Award

Hobart City Council has won the 2017 EPA Sustainability Award for its Waste Management Strategy 2015-30, a blueprint to deliver its commitment to achieve zero waste to landfill. (7/12/2017)

EPA considers proposal to increase production at Bashan Road Quarry, Waddamana

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed increase in the annual production limit for an existing quarry at Bashan Road, Waddamana in the Central Highlands municipality. (14/11/2017)

EPA considers proposal for Ulverstone Quarry crush and screen plant


The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed crush and screen plant at Ulverstone Quarries, 220 Kimberleys Rd, Ulverstone in the Central Coast municipality. (10/11/2017)

EPA considers proposal for a salmon nursery at Whale Point, Port Huon

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed salmon nursery at Whale Point, Port Huon in Huon Valley Council. (9/11/2017)

EPA Annual Report 2016 17 Published

This year’s Annual Report for the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) was Tabled in Parliament by Elise Archer MP, Minister for Environment and Parks on Tuesday 31 October and is available here. It provides an outline of the key activities and... (2/11/2017)

Smoke levels and air quality monitoring in Hobart and Kingston areas

Smoke from a vegetation fire between the Southern Outlet and Summerleas Road was the likely source of smoke impacting Hobart overnight on Sunday and Monday, 15-16 October. (18/10/2017)

Offender Fined for Rubbish Dumping in Bay of Fires Conservation Area

A Hobart man has been fined by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for dumping rubbish in the Bay of Fires Conservation Area at Binalong Bay. (13/10/2017)

EPA considers proposal to upgrade a sand mine near Anderson Bay, Bridport

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal to increase production and develop infrastructure for an offshore loading facility at a sand mine a near Anderson Bay, Bridport in the Dorset municipality. (11/10/2017)

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