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EPA Sustainable Event Guidelines

The EPA has established guidelines and a checklist for event organiserrs to assist with planning and holding events in a sustainable manner.

EPA is calling for submissions from any business sector who can demonstrate a commitment to sustainability and clean production initiatives

EPA Sustainability Award 2016

EPA is calling for submissions from any business sector who can demonstrate a commitment to sustainability and clean production initiatives

Sustainability Objectives for the Tasmanian EPA

The EPA administers the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA) and also seeks to further the objectives of sustainability and sustainable development, in line with the objectives of  Tasmania's Resource Management and Planning System (RMPS), through means such as:
-   considering the implications of development proposals, and applying conditions to prevent environmental harm, within the broader context of their implications for sustainable development;
-   supporting and promoting activities which are recognised as essential for the sustainability of our society into the future, such as energy efficiency, waste minimisation and management, resource efficiency, education and innovation; and
-   providing incentives that further these objectives.

Latest News

10 August 2016
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed pre-mix bitumen plant at Flagstaff Gully Quarry in the Clarence…
04 August 2016
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal to increase production at the Westwood Quarry in the Meander Valley…
12 July 2016
Air specialists from around Australia and New Zealand will gather in Deloraine today, at the start of a three day wood smoke workshop, to discuss the…