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.
Users of the app are able to report incidents and hazards including oil spills, navigational safety issues and marine farming debris in real time.
Submissions close 25 October 2023.
The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Southern Waste Solutions for disposal of waste (landfilling) into cells 10 and 11 at the Copping Category B landfill at Blue Hills Road, Copping, in the Sorell municipality.
Public consultations provide opportunities for the community and stakeholders to have their say on development proposals being assessed by the Environment Protection Authority - visit the Public Consultations page
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.