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.

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Assessment

Assessment

The EPA is responsible for assessing the environmental impacts of new development proposals.

Regulation

Regulation

The EPA regulates several hundred industrial and municipal activities of various types and sizes.

Residential Noise & Hours of Use

Residential Noise & Hours of Use

Noise regulations allow for noisy activities to be undertaken at reasonable times.

Policy & Legislation

Policy & Legislation

Policies and legislation underpin Tasmania's environmental management and pollution control systems.

Current Air Quality

Current Air Quality

Real-time air quality data for Tasmania from the BLANkET network of monitoring stations.

Items of Interest

Have your say on the draft PFAS National Environmental Management Plan 3.0

The Tasmanian community is invited to have their say on the draft PFAS National Environmental Management Plan 3.0 (PFAS NEMP 3.0).

EPA Director makes new Determination for Macquarie Harbour

From today a more accountable system and preferred regulatory tool for limiting the production of finfish in Macquarie Harbour will be in place.

EPA considers proposal for two 'Reef Builder' artificial reefs at Dixons Beach and Helliwells Point, Southeast Tasmania

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.

EPA considers proposal for McConnon's Quarry - Change to Processing Capacity, Buckland

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.