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Environmental Policy & Legislation

A number of acts and policies underpin Tasmania’s environmental management and pollution control systems.

A range of acts and regulations are supported by State Policies and Environment Protection Policies, while National Environment Protection Policies also provide national consistency across a range of matters.

Latest News

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.