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Recycle your Christmas cards and old calendars

Don’t throw out your Christmas cards and 2010 calendars – they are needed by the EPA Division’s Sustainability Section for schools-based craft projects. (22/12/2010)

Alex Schaap is new EPA Director

Alex Schaap has been appointed as Tasmania’s new Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA). (17/12/2010)

New works manual a guide to protect coastal values

A new manual highlighting the latest practices in sustainable management for Tasmania’s coastline has been launched. (10/12/2010)

Review highlights Derwent’s cleanest beaches

A water monitoring review by the Derwent Estuary Program has revealed the swimming beaches in the Hobart area with the best water quality. (9/12/2010)

Strategy addresses stormwater issues

A vital tool to help protect Tasmania’s waterways from the negative effects of stormwater runoff was launched in Hobart today. (3/12/2010)

Movember cakefest boosts the fundraiser coffers

A morning tea to end all morning teas turned the EPA Division conference room into a huge cake parlour for Movember today. (30/11/2010)

Head for the shore in Coastcare Week

The public are invited to explore the Tinderbox Marine Reserve snorkel trail as part of 2010 Coastcare Week. (29/11/2010)

Litterers fined

Two George Town men have each been fined for dumping rubbish at Lefroy in Tasmania’s north east earlier this year. (24/11/2010)

Chemical loss quantified in train derailment

A container of chemicals dislodged from a derailed freight train near Penguin last week has been unpacked under the supervision of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and the Tasmania Fire Service. (23/11/2010)

Container moved to secure premises

A freight container of chemicals dislodged in yesterday’s derailment near Penguin has been moved to secure premises in Burnie. (18/11/2010)

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