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News from 2014

19 December 2014
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the proposed mining operation in the Burns Peak Forest Reserve, on the state's west coast, approximately 9 kilometres north-west of the township of Tullah.
19 December 2014
The key findings of a cost benefit analysis for a state-based container deposit system (CDS) in Tasmania have been accepted and released by the Tasmanian Government.
03 December 2014
A new Chairperson and three new members have been appointed to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA).
02 December 2014
The EPA Director has concluded his assessment of a proposed bauxite mine in the state's north.
01 December 2014
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of a proposed temporary mobile asphalt plant at East Ridgley in the state's northwest.
27 November 2014
A Tasmanian company has taken out this year's EPA Sustainability Award as part of the Awards Australia - Community Achievement Awards in Tasmania.
17 November 2014
The Derwent Estuary Program (DEP) and Parks and Wildlife Service Discovery Rangers are combining forces to bring the diversity of the Derwent estuary into schools and the wider community.
13 November 2014
The EPA Director, under delegation by the EPA Board, has concluded his assessment of a proposed wastewater treatment plant for Rosebery on the state's west coast.
03 November 2014
The latest Annual Report of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is now available for viewing.
25 September 2014
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the proposed expansion of a red meat rendering plant at Cressy in the state's north.
25 September 2014
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of a proposed sand extraction operation near Bridport in the state's north.
23 September 2014
The Derwent Estuary Program (DEP) has welcomed the signing of the third Derwent Estuary Program Partnership Agreement.
18 September 2014
The EPA Director has concluded his assessment of the proposed expansion of a quarry at Hayes in the Derwent Valley.
18 September 2014
A Tasmanian company has been ordered to pay a total of $8000 in fines and costs in relation to a number of environmental offences in the state's north.
25 August 2014
A dairy farmer from Tasmania's north-west has been fined by the EPA for discharging dairy effluent into a nearby creek.
12 August 2014
A reminder that the 2014 Community Achievement Awards are now open but the nomination period will end on the 20th of August.
31 July 2014
The EPA Director has concluded an assessment of the proposed expansion of the Smartfibre woodchip mill at Bell Bay.
26 June 2014
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the proposed construction and operation of a waste treatment facility by Southern Waste Solutions at the Copping landfill site.
24 June 2014
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the proposed operation of a fish waste composting facility near Police Point in the state's south east.
07 June 2014
Expressions of Interest are sought from suitably qualified and experienced people to be appointed as Chair and Members of the Board of the Environment Protection Authority.
27 May 2014
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of a rock crushing facility proposed at the Huon Wood Centre near Lonnavale in the state's south.
23 May 2014
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is currently investigating a chemical spill at the Henty gold mine north of Queenstown on Tasmania's west coast.
15 May 2014
The 2014 Community Achievement Awards are now open and nominations are sought for the EPA Sustainability Award.
17 April 2014
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the proposed construction and operation of a wind farm near Granville Harbour on the state's west coast.
09 April 2014
The EPA Director Alex Schaap today issued a media statement in relation to Shree Minerals EPN.
04 April 2014
The operators of the Rosebery mine have today advised the EPA of the unintentional release of mine water into Rosebery Creek.
07 March 2014
The results from the water sampling of Edith Creek near Smithton were inconclusive in determining the exact cause of eel deaths reported in February.
03 March 2014
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the proposed construction and operation of a fish waste processing facility outside Triabunna on the state's east coast.
19 February 2014
The EPA is investigating reports of eel deaths in Edith Creek near Smithton in the state's north-west.
06 February 2014
The Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary at Brighton is the inaugural winner of the EPA Sustainable Innovation in Industry Award.
05 February 2014
A series of maps has been produced to show where different types of vessels may or may not discharge sewage into Tasmanian waters.