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.
The EPA regulates several hundred industrial and municipal activities of various types and sizes.
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 draft Environmental Management and Pollution Control Amendment Bill 2022 proposes changes to the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA).
The public comment period is open until 3 June 2022.
The EPA is delighted to join as a new partner for the Derwent Estuary Program (DEP) and looks forward to the opportunities this partnership will bring in assisting the coordination of initiatives to reduce water pollution and monitor river health.
Draft project-specific EIS guidelines for two new mines are currently open for public comment until 21 May 2022.
The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by TasPorts for proposed dredging and land reclamation in Devonport.
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.