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News from 2017

28 April 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has responded to a media inquiry regarding Macquarie Harbour salmon farming regulation with the following lines from the EPA Director, Mr Wes Ford.
28 April 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has responded to a media inquiry regarding any research or warnings about lead pollution in backyard vegetables and/or chooks in areas around Hobart. The following information was provided in response to this...
24 April 2017
The Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), Mr Wes Ford, has responded to Tassal's announcement of its latest survey results for Macquarie Harbour, saying that the data will now be analysed by the EPA and it will be included as part of...
17 March 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed quarry on the Cleveland property, near Ouse in the Central Highlands municipality.
17 March 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has responded openly to questions of salmon farming impacts in Macquarie Harbour and adjacent World Heritage Area (WHA), with statements to the media about how these impacts are monitored and assessed.
15 March 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed quarry expansion at Dromedary in the Brighton municipality.
06 March 2017
EPA Tasmania joined forces with local businesses and council for this year's Business Clean-up Day on Tuesday 28 February at Glenorchy, organised by the Derwent Estuary Program (DEP).
24 February 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has directed Tassal to fully de-stock a non-compliant Macquarie Harbour salmon farming lease until the marine environment at the site has sufficiently recovered.
23 February 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) concluded its assessment of a proposed tyre storage and shredding operation in the Northern Midlands Council municipality.
23 February 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed upgrade to the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) off Tinderbox Road, Blackmans Bay in the Kingborough municipality.
23 February 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined two people in separate incidents for dumping rubbish in an area of bushland managed by Forestry Tasmania on the Tasman Peninsula.
23 February 2017

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) concluded its assessment of a proposed quarry off Muddy Plains Rd, Melton Mowbray in the Southern Midlands municipality.
23 February 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed quarry at RA 188 Montgomery's Rd, Runnymede in the Glamorgan Spring Bay municipality.
08 February 2017
The attached Technical Report was prepared by the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), Environmental Research in Macquarie Harbour- Interim Synopsis of Benthic and Water Column Conditions January 2017.
18 January 2017
The Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), Mr Wes Ford today released his latest Determinations, lowering the maximum permissible biomass to 14,000 tonnes of finfish in Macquarie Harbour for the period from 14 February to...