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Pollution Incidents, Notifications & Complaints

These pages contain information about pollution incidents and how to either notify of a pollution incident or how to lodge a complaint. Information is also provided on a person’s duty to notify of a pollution event and the EPA Division’s role in incident response.
  • Common Pollution Incidents & Complaints
    There are some common incident 'types' that have the potential to cause environmental harm. Some are dealt with by the EPA Divsion and some are dealt with by other agencies. Details are given for the appropriate contact for a particular environmental issue.
  • Duty to Notify
    Information on a person’s legal duty to notify either the Director EPA or Local Council about a pollution event.
  • Environmental Dispute Mediation Trial
    A mediation service is being trialled in Tasmania to try to resolve environmental disputes.
  • Legislative Context - Pollution Incidents
    Information about the role of the EPA Division in incident response and complaint handling under legislation.
  • Marine Oil & Chemical Spills
    Information the EPA Division’s role in preparedness for and responding to marine oil and chemical spills in Tasmania.
  • Notification of Pollution Incidents
    How to notify of a pollution incident or how to lodge a complaint about a pollution incident.