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 Tasmanian community is invited to have their say on the draft PFAS National Environmental Management Plan 3.0 (PFAS NEMP 3.0).
From today a more accountable system and preferred regulatory tool for limiting the production of finfish in Macquarie Harbour will be in place.
The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by NRM South for two ‘Reef Builder’ artificial reefs at Dixons Beach and Helliwells Point, in the Derwent Estuary and D'Entrecasteaux Channel.
The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by B.C. McConnon & J.L. McConnon for McConnon’s Quarry - Change to Processing Capacity, at Buckland in Glamorgan Spring Bay.
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.