The Environment Protection Authority's purpose is to regulate developments and activities that may impact on environmental quality
and to promote best practice, sustainable environmental management. Its goals are clean air, clean water, clean land, acceptable noise levels
and sustainable use of resources.
Noise regulations allow for noisy activities to be undertaken at reasonable times.
Policies and legislation underpin Tasmania's environmental management and pollution control systems.
Real-time air quality data for Tasmania from the BLANkET network of monitoring stations.
The EPA regulates several hundred industrial and municipal activities of various types and sizes.
The Environment Protection Authority is pleased to publish its Annual Report for 2022-23.
The current environmental licences for leases in the Macquarie Harbour region expire on 30 November 2023. After due consideration and in accordance with the requirements of the legislation the Director, EPA has decided to renew the environmental licences for all marine finfish farming leases within Macquarie Harbour for a 2-year period.
A national marine pollution exercise will occur in Hobart and the D’Entrecasteaux Channel region of Tasmania from 14 to 16 November 2023. This exercise will be a controlled, simulated event and not a real marine pollution incident.
The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by AG & BJ Riley for Nook Quarry Expansion in Kentish.
The Environment Protection Authority acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of lutruwita (Tasmania) and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.